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Basket tray with Spanish coin design  (Containers and Vessels)  "circa 1825"

Juana Basilia Sitmelelene, Barbareño Chumash (Santa Barbara), 1780-1838

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1820-1830

Materials:

Juncus rush, sumac, dye/dyes

Techniques:

Coiled

Dimensions:

48 x 8.5 cm

Cultures:

American Indians, Barbareno Chumash (Santa Barbara), California, Chumash, Native Americans, North America, Southern California

City:

Ventura

County:

Ventura County

State:

California

Country:

USA

Collection History:

Commissioned by Spanish administrators in Monterey, California, as a gift for a visiting dignitary; formerly in the collection of Ethelwyn Cleveland Rice (Mrs. Willis Rice, ca. 1900-ca. 1980); donated to MAI in 1961 by Mrs. Rice in memory of her father, Dr. Arthur Horton Cleveland (1865-1940), a Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, physician.

Source ID:

NMAI_245117

Catalog Number:

23/132

Album Name:

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