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Whitney Western Art Museum

Makers
Yurok/Carok/Hupa 5 NW California 4
Descriptions
spruce root 15 bear grass 45 hazel 12 Willow 104
Names
basket 234
Dimensions:
H: 4 in, Diameter: 9.5 in, diameter of opening: 8.25 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 a burn hole and wear marks from stirring (Bryn Potter: 7/2013- AMD).
Accession Number:
19.00.60

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