Storage Vessel

Native American (Western Apache)
from 1890–1910


Object Place: San Carlos or White Mountain Reservation, Arizona (Southeastern), United States

Dimensions

28.57 cm (11 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1992.169

Medium or Technique

Plant fiber/grass; willow or cottonwood with devil's claw

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Basketry

Three rod coiled vessel with devil’s claw decoration in parallel lines of an overall diamond pattern. Small equal armed crosses, called coyote tracks, appear within four diamonds; stacked triangles at neck. Rim also wrapped in devil’s claw.

Provenance

Collected by Margret Withers between 1955-1960. Given to the Museum in 1992.

Credit Line

Gift of Margret Craver Withers