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NA.106.616
Great Basin | Plateau | bask...
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NA.106.616 | early 20th century | Diameter: 19.5 in, H: 3 in, bottom width: 4.5 in | Simplot Collection, Gift of J.R. Simplot | Utensils and Implements; Household. Basket: Tightly twined, closed spaced twining. Patterned twined start with interwoven crossed spokes; compound binding, braided selvage rim. Root fiber- natural brown color; 2 individual bands encircle basket (2 layers thick) they were fibers that had been painted white or dyed and it didn't adhere well. Small bowl. | na.106.616.jpg | basket | root fiber | Great Basin | Plateau

NA.106.614
California | Great Basin | P...
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NA.106.614 | ca 1890/1900 | Diameter: 31 in, H: 8.75 in, bottom width: 6.75 in | Simplot Collection, Gift of J.R. Simplot | Utensils and Implements; Household. Coiled basket. Plain plaited basket base start with plain twining up sides. Top rim is finished with compound binding with braided selvage on twining. Fibers used: willow/or similar bark fibers; blonde and natural brown colors. Bucket burden basket shape. | na.106.614.jpg | basket | Willow | California | Great Basin | Plateau

NA.202.218
Great Basin | Paiute | leggi...
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NA.202.218 | L: 12.5 in, width: 5 in | Gift of Dr. Robert L. Anderson. | Dress and Adornment: Daily And/Or Festive Adornment. Woman's -- Red wool with single row of white seed beads on outside edge and bottom. Buckskin tassles with glass beads and brass bells along sides. | NA.202.218.JPG | na.202.218.jpg | leggings | seed | trade | hide | cloth | deer | wool | tassles | White | Beads | brass | bells | Red | glass | Great Basin | Paiute

NA.506.124
Great Basin | basket | twine
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NA.506.124 | ca. 1926 | H: 6 in, Diameter: 9.75 in, Base Width: 2.5 in | Simplot Collection, Gift of J.R. Simplot | Ritual and Recreation; Gifts and Novelties. Basket: Hollow; open-ended basket in footed bowl, restricted neck, vessel shape. Warp twined with closed spacing basket. Rims are twined selvages. Colors: black, medium brown and beige. Design: zigzags in black encircling rim and base; horizontal bands of alternating browns on beige background. | na.506.124.jpg | basket | twine | Great Basin

NA.106.620
Great Basin | Southwestern |...
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NA.106.620 | mid 20th century | H: 5 in, diameter of top: 24.5 in, bottom width: 4.75 in | Simplot Collection, Gift of J.R. Simplot | Utensils and Implements; Household. Basket: Multi-rod foundation bundles; irregularly split interlocking stitches; round coiled start and self-coiled rim finish. Fiber; grass. Colors; natural (beige) and dark brown. Design: stepped line in two parallel zig zags; encircling basket. Shape: wide mouth bowl. | na.106.620.jpg | basket | grass | Great Basin | Southwestern

NA.106.617
Southwestern | Great Basin |...
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NA.106.617 | late 19th century-early 20th century | depth: 25.25 in, bottom width: 4 in, H: 5.5 in, lid diameter: 14.75 in, lid width: 4.5 in | Simplot Collection, Gift of J.R. Simplot | Household/Utility. Basket with lid: Coiled basket with irregularly split interlocking stitches over a multi-rod bundle foundation. Self coiled start on both base and lid and self coiled rim finishes. Root fiber; natural brown; dark brown and black stepped lines in zigzag formation encircling basket. Double terrace design on lid (using dark brown/black for design colors.) | NA.106.617.JPG | basket | root fiber | Southwestern | Great Basin

NA.106.622
Great Basin | Plateau | bask...
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NA.106.622 | Simplot Collection, Gift of J.R. Simplot | Utensils and Implements; Household. Tightly plain twined basket with closed spacing. Patterned twined start (with interlocking spokes) for flat base. Rim is compound binding wiht braided selvage. Five additional wrapped rod finger loops on rim and the remains of 3 more. Fibers: Willow/conifer root fibers; colors: natural (brown); blonde; faded green and dark brown (rusty). Shape: Bowl. Design: vertical, parallel zigzags encircling bowl (in blonds, green and dark brown colors on natural background). Good condition, some broken finger loops on rim. | na.106.622.jpg | basket | fiber | root | Great Basin | Plateau

NA.506.96
Great Basin | basket | cotto...
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NA.506.96 | Early 20th century | H: 4 in, Diameter: 21 in, Base Width: 6.75 in | Simplot Collection, Gift of J.R. Simplot | Ritual and Recreations; Gifts and Novelties. Polished cotton yarn coil-stiched over hemp (string rod), irregular split interlock stitches; self coil start and compound binding and braided selvage rim. Colors: natural (beige); black; red. Design: Double terrace and variation of line with alternate blocks encircling basket. Shape deep bowl. | na.506.96.jpg | double | blocks | terrace | basket | cotton | yarn | hemp | Great Basin

NA.106.615
Great Basin | Southwestern |...
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NA.106.615 | 1900's | Diameter: 32 in, H: 10.75 in, bottom width: 8.5 in | Simplot Collection, Gift of J.R. Simplot | Utensils and Implements; Household. Coiled basket with multi-rod bundle foundation. Plaited coiled start (base) (flat bottom) sides are made of split interlocking stitches. Rim is a self-coiled finish. Fibers: white ash/willow and black ash reed fibers for rod bundles. Fanged dark animal figures encircling baskets in 2 alternating rows. Restricted orifice vessel with unrestricted base (flat bottom-straight sides). | na.106.615.jpg | basket | Willow | black ash | white ash | Great Basin | Southwestern

1.67.184
Paiute | Great Basin | seed ...
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1.67.184 | ca. 1880 | H: 14 in, Diameter: 13 in, wide at widest point: 14 in, diameter of opening: 1.75 in | Gift of The Coe Foundation | Paiute olla (water basket) with fiber loops attached, natural and brown colors, c. 1880. Gift of above source, 1967 catalog no. 497. | Diagonally twined Paiute basketry seed jar of peeled and unpeeled split willow over willow rods. Two handmade cordage (may be dogbane) handles. The rim is willow wrapped (Bryn Potter: 7/2013- AMD). | 1.67.184.jpg | Woven | seed jar | basketry | olla | cordage | dogbane | Willow | split willow | Paiute | Great Basin

NA.506.101
Great Basin | basket | fabri...
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NA.506.101 | early 20th century | Base Height: 6.75 in, diameter of opening: 2375 in, wide at widest point: 4 in, Diameter: 1.75 in, Diameter: 4 in, H: 6 in, wide at widest point: 3 in, diameter of opening: 2 in | Simplot Collection, gift of J.R. Simplot | Ritual and Recreation; Gifts and Novelty. Warp twined, closed spacing basket in shape of a restricted neck goblet. Funnel-shaped base. Neck (restricted part) has splints supporting a bark wrapped neck with a compound self binding with plaited selvage at 180 degree angle. Outside neck wrapped with 3 layers of cotton printed fabric/sewed onto neck with cotton thread. Design/fiber/colors: grass; black; blonde; natural and green; one in solid bands of color encircling basket on blonde background. This is a two part novelty basket, woven as an oil lamp (NA.506.101a - shade; and NA.506.101b - base). Novelty items as this were first made in the Victorian days. The base and shade were originally accessioned as separate baskets. | na.506.101.jpg | bands | basket | fabric | bark | twine | Great Basin

NA.506.97
Chemehuevi | Great Basin | b...
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NA.506.97 | early 20th century | H: 2.5 in, Diameter: 27 in, Base Width: 7 in | Simplot Collection, Gift of J.R. Simplot | Ritual and Recreation; Gift/Novelty. Coiled basket with interlocking stitches. Oval coiled start and compound binding and coiled selvage rim. Colors; Natural (beige); black; and red. Design: Line with alternate blocks encircling basket near rim. Stepped line in zigzag encircling basket. Black designs around base. || Coiled willow basket on a three rod willow bundle with woven devil's claw and a dye for the design (Bryn Potter: 7/2013- AMD). | NA.506.97.JPG | zigzag | blocks | basket | devil's claw | dye | Willow | Chemehuevi | Great Basin

19.00.123
Chemehuevi | Great Basin | P...
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19.00.123 | H: 2.75 in, diameter of opening: 11 in | Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Forrest Fenn | basket (bowl, black weave design). | Coiled willow basket on a three rod willow foundation. The design is devil's claw (Bryn Potter: 7/2013- AMD). | 19.00.123.jpg | basket | Willow | devil's claw | Chemehuevi | Great Basin | Paiute

NA.506.94
Plateau | Great Basin | bask...
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NA.506.94 | Early 20th century | H: 3 in, Diameter: 8.5 in, Base Width: 2.333 in | Simplot Collection, gift of J.R. Simplot | Ritual and Recreation; Gifts and Novelties. Plain twined basket with crossed warp and open spacing. Patterned twined start with intersecting interwoven spokes and a compound binding, braided selvage rim. Colors are natural (beige); yellow; purple; green; blue. Design is encircling bands of color. Cotton tag sewn to bottom with purple letters stamped on it. non-legible. | na.506.94.jpg | bands | basket | twine | Plateau | Great Basin

NA.506.92
Great Basin | basket | grass...
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NA.506.92 | early 20th century | Diameter: 12.5 in, H: 3 in, bottom width: 2.25 in | Simplot Collection, Gift of J.R. Simplot | cloth inside basket: CLARK/ROBERTS | Recreation and Ritual; Gifts and Novelties. Tightly twined basket in shape of teacup with finger loop on side. Handle/loop is compound braided. Start/base of basket patterned twining with intersecting interwoven spokes. Rim is compound braiding with braided selvage. Blonde, natural brown and dark brown root or grass fibers. Design is alternating bands of colors above encircling cup/basket in 7 rows (in middle). | na.506.92.jpg | basket | grass | root | Great Basin

NA.506.95
Plateau | Great Basin | bask...
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NA.506.95 | Early 20th Century | H: 2.25 in, Diameter: 14.75 in, Base Width: 4.333 in | Simplot Collection, Gift of J.R. Simplot | Gift and Novelty. Small bowl shape; with knotted coiled start (base) and plain twining sides with diverted warp and split warp open spacing and compound self binding with plaited selvage at 180 degrees. Fiber: conifer or spruce root. Color: natural (beige) and faded maroon color and faded purple. Design; encircling bands of color. | na.506.95.jpg | bands | basket | root | or | spruce | cedar | Plateau | Great Basin

NA.106.619
Plateau | Great Basin | bask...
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NA.106.619 | mid 20th Century | H: 3.5 in, L: 7.5 in, width: 6 in | Simplot Collection, Gift of J.R. Simplot | ClaRK/RobERts (yes, mixed upper and lower case spelling). | Utensils and Implements; Household. Basket: Plain twining; with tight-closed spacing; stablilizing rim near base, (extra compound binding piece-encircling basket) flat base with compound binding and braided selvage. Root. Natural brown; dark brown; yellow. 2 yellow "X's" outlined with dark brown on each (long) side and 2 dark brown (solid) "X's" on either end of basket. Dark bands encircle basket near rim in approximately 4 rows. | na.106.619.jpg | basket | root | Plateau | Great Basin

NA.506.99
Great Basin | basket | yarn ...
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NA.506.99 | Early 20th century | H: 2.25 in, Diameter: 16 in, Base Width: 5 in | Simplot Collection, Gift of J.R. Simplot | Ritual and Recreation; Gifts and Novelty. Cotton/blend crochet yarn over string (hemp) rod-bundles. Done in coiled stitch; irregularly split interlock. Round coiled start (base) and compound binding, braided selvage rim. Colors; natural (beige); black and rose. Design: variation of line with alternate blocks in black; and rose line, encircling basket. Handle: crochet stitched. | na.506.99.jpg | block design | basket | yarn | cotton | Great Basin

NA.106.613
Great Basin | Cascade Platea...
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NA.106.613 | ca. 1900 | H: 14 in, Diameter: 33 in | Simplot Collection, Gift of J.R. Simplot. | Utensils and Implements, Household. Plain twined basket with crossed warp and open spacing. Modified twined start with intersecting layered spokes. Rim has a compound binding with braided selvage. Fiber colors are dark brown, brown and blonde. Design consists of colors used in warp. Burden shape, has one small finger loop on right side of rim. | na.106.613.jpg | basket | fiber | Great Basin | Cascade Plateau

19.00.129
Great Basin | Chemehuevi | b...
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19.00.129 | H: 2 in, Diameter: 10.25 in | Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Forrest Fenn | Basket plate (shallow bowl, double diamond design in black). | Coiled willow basket on a three rod willow foundation with a devil's claw design. Traditionally used as a food tray, there is no indication the tray was ever used. May have been made to sell (Bryn Potter: 7/2013- AMD). | 19.00.129.jpg | basket plate | Willow | devil's claw | Great Basin | Chemehuevi

NA.506.91
Great Basin | basket | cotto...
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NA.506.91 | early 20th century | Diameter: 26 in, H: 4.25 in, bottom width: 8 in | Simplot Collection, Gift of J.R. Simplot | Ritual and Recreation; Gifts and Novelties. Coiled basket with one-rod bundle foundation-highly polished cotton twined in irregularly split interlocking stitches over a hemp (coarse) string rod foundation. Cotton used; natural (beige); dark brown and red color. Design is made up of encircling sawteeth in red in a row near rim and solid blocks of alternating dark brown and red around rim. Shape is a deep bowl with straight sides. | na.506.91.jpg | basket | cotton | hemp | Great Basin

NA.506.90
Plateau | Great Basin | bask...
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NA.506.90 | early 20th century | basket height: 4.5 in, width: 4 in, maximum diameter: 15 in, lid height: 1.5 in, lid diameter: 14 in, lid width: 4.5 in | Simplot Collection, Gift of J.R. Simplot | Recreation and Ritual; Gift/Novelty. Basket/lidded: Coiled basket and lid with non-interlocking stitches and closed sparing. Knotted coil start on base and lid. Rim of basket and lid are self-coiled. Finger loop on lid is compound binded. Grass/root fiber in natural, light brown; dark brown and blue (very faded on outside). | NA.506.90dtl.JPG | NA.506.90.JPG | basket | grass | root | Plateau | Great Basin