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Northwest California 4 Karuk Klamath 4
maidenhair fern 6 spruce root 15 Willow 104 bear grass 45 hazel 12
basketry 4 hat 65
geometric 807
Diameter: 6.5 in, H: 3.5 in
Credit Line:
Gift of The Coe Foundation
Klamath women's hat of basketry, natural color with dark brown geometric design throughout, n.d. Gift of above source. 1967 catalog no. 515. Origin: When - 8-24-89 Jim Haas of Butterfield said this was Yurok. (EAB) | Plain twined spruce root northwest California basketry hat in a 1/2 twist overlay on a hazel or willow foundation. The hat has a three zone design with one row of three strand twining between the zones. Designs with bear grass and maidenhair fern. Interior repairs (Bryn Potter: 7/2013- AMD).
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