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Basket tray  (Containers and Vessels)  "circa 1900"

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1890-1910

Materials:

Willow, sedge root, bulrush root, redbud

Techniques:

Twined

Dimensions:

12.5 x 43 cm

Cultures:

American Indians, California, Central California, Central Pomo, Native Americans, North America, Pomo

State:

California

Country:

USA

Collection History:

Probably collected in 1913 by Joseph K. Dixon (1856-1926, photographer and filmmaker) during his work on the "Wanamaker Expedition of Citizenship," which was sponsored by Rodman Wanamaker (1863-1928, Wanamaker department stores) to present American flags to 189 tribes and emphasize the importance of Native citizenship; acquired by MAI in 1927.

Source ID:

NMAI_168216

Catalog Number:

15/6877

Album Name:

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