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Makers
NW California 4 Yurok/Carok/Hupa 5
Descriptions
Willow 104 hazel 12 bear grass 45 spruce root 15
Names
basket 234
Dimensions:
diameter of opening: 5.5 in
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Forrest Fenn
Remarks:
Coiled spruce root over a willow or hazel foundation with a bear grass design cooking bowl basket. Base is three strand twining; bordered by one inch diagonal twining. The design is plain twined with a half twist overlay by two rows of lattice twining.. The bowl has burn marks inside, wear marks from stirring, and rim damage (Bryn Potter: 7/2013- AMD).
Accession Number:
19.00.61

Not currently on display


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