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Plains Indian Museum

Makers
Great Basin 22
Descriptions
grass 50 root 18
Names
basket 234
Date:
early 20th century
Dimensions:
Diameter: 12.5 in, H: 3 in, bottom width: 2.25 in
Credit Line:
Simplot Collection, Gift of J.R. Simplot
Inscription:
cloth inside basket: CLARK/ROBERTS
Remarks:
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).
Accession Number:
NA.506.92

Not currently on display


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