Burden Basket

Native American (possibly Havasupai)
from 1880–90


Object Place: Arizona (Western) or Nevada (Southern), United States

Dimensions

17.78 cm (7 in.)

Accession Number

1992.168

Medium or Technique

Possibly cottonwood, acacia twigs, and willow; decorated in devil's claw (black martynia); leather strap

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Basketry

Small twinned burden basket having three horizontal registers containing irregular triangular elements and bounded by red borders. Wrapped rim.

Provenance

Collected by Margret Withers between 1955-60. Given to the Museum in 1992.

Credit Line

Gift of Margret Craver Withers