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Burden basket  (Containers and Vessels)  "circa 1890"

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1880-1900

Materials:

Conifer root, bear grass, oak splint/splints, wild grape vine

Techniques:

Twined, full-twist overlay

Dimensions:

55 x 54 cm

Cultures:

American Indians, California, Central California, Native Americans, North America, Wintu, Wintun

State:

California

Country:

USA

Collection History:

Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of Helen Fahnestock Hubbard (1872-1955, noted New York City philanthropist); donated to MAI in 1938 in memory of her daughter Helen Campbell Michalis (1897-1933).

Source ID:

NMAI_211650

Catalog Number:

19/8179

Album Name:

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