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Basket  (Containers and Vessels)  "1900-1930"

William Benson, Pomo, 1862-1937

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1900-1930

Materials:

Willow, sedge root, mallard duck feather/feathers, red-winged blackbird feather/feathers, yellow grosbeak feather/feathers, quail feather/feathers, shell beads, cordage

Techniques:

Coiled, strung, tied

Dimensions:

13 x 3.5 cm

Cultures:

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

State:

California

Country:

USA

Collection History:

Collected between 1900 and 1930 by Grace Nicholson (1877-1948, California basket collector and dealer); inherited by Nicholson's assistant, Thyra Maxwell (1903-1972); purchased by MAI in 1968.

Source ID:

NMAI_257418

Catalog Number:

24/2135

Album Name:

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