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Plains Indian Museum

Makers
Nez Perce 138 Plateau 318
Descriptions
hemp 19 wool yarn 4 corn husk 22 cotton twine 51
Names
basket 234
Subjects
band 7 stepped design 2
Date:
Early 20th Century
Dimensions:
H: 3.5 in, Base Width: 2.25 in
Credit Line:
Simplot Collection, Gift of J.R. Simplot
Remarks:
Utility and implement, Household. Drinking cup shape; tightly twined (warp twining) with closed spacing; mixing wool yarn and traditional root fiber in natural (beige) color. Wool colors used; red, black, pale blue, cream. Patterned twined start with interwoven knotted base. Rim is compound self binding with plaited selvage at 180 degrees angle. Design: stepped line design with solid band of color inside. Step lines go from bottom of cup to top (encircling cup). || Miniature basket with a plain twined Indian hemp warp and a corn husk and wool yarn design of false embroidery (Bryn Potter: 7/2013- AMD).
Accession Number:
NA.106.621

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