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Whitney Western Art Museum

Makers
Modoc 3 Northwest California 4 Yurok/Carok/Hupa 5
Descriptions
red alder bark 2 Willow 104 woodwardia fern spruce root 15 maidenhair fern 6 hazel 12 bear grass 45
Names
basket 234
Subjects
geometric 807 Woven 14
Dimensions:
H: 6.25 in, Diameter: 9.75 in
Credit Line:
Gift of The Coe Foundation
Remarks:
Modoc basket of twined weave in natural, brown and black colors, woven in geometric design, n.d. Gift of the above source, 1967 Catalog No. 518. ORIGIN: When - 8-24-89 Jim Haas of Butterfield said this was Karok. (EAB) | Plain twined spruce root Northwest California basket over a willow or hazel foundation. Design is 1/2 twist overlay of bear grass maidenhair fern and woodwardia fern (dyed red with red alder bark) (Bryn Potter: 7/2013- AMD).
Accession Number:
1.67.290

As of 06-14-2017 this object is on display in the Whitney Western Art Museum.
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