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Whitney Western Art Museum

Makers
Chumash 2 Apache 71 northern Channel Islands 2 southern coastal California 2
Descriptions
frame 53 weave tule dye 189 rush root black 554 Coiled 35
Names
basketry 4
Subjects
geometric 807
Date:
c. 1880
Dimensions:
Diameter: 15 in, H: 3 in
Credit Line:
Gift of The Coe Foundation
Remarks:
Mission tray of coiled weave basketry, base frame of tule, main portion is rush root, black portion dyed rush in geometric design, c. 1880. Gift of above source, 1967 catalog no. 512. | Coiled Chumash juncus basket on a three rod juncus foundation with a dyed juncus design. Nail hole in center (Bryn Potter: 7/2013- AMD).
Accession Number:
1.67.132

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