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Plains Indian Museum

Makers
Southwest 230 Jicarilla Apache 4
Descriptions
Sumac 15 leather 2024 Willow 104 cloth 876 Coiled 35 cotton 256
Names
burden basket 5
Subjects
plaid 5
Date:
contemporary
Dimensions:
H: 9 in, Bottom Length: 4.625 in, bottom width: 3.5 in
Remarks:
Function: Utensils and implements - Household. Object: Burden basket - willow or sumac coiled basket, oval with tapered sides and flat bottom; leather thong woven through and around top edge; handle of white, turquoise and black plaid cotton cloth attached to one side with leather thong ties through the basket. Remarks: May have been a storage olla that could even have had a lid but was altered at some point to become a burden basket. [11/23/88 CMV]
Accession Number:
NA.106.567

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