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oval basket
  • Pomo peoples
  • oval basket, late 1800s–2007
  • Where object was made: California, United States
  • sedge root, clam shell beads, beads, coiling
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 6 x 16.5 x 30 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 2 3/8 x 6 1/2 x 11 3/4 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2153
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Description

The oval coiled basket is decorated with shell beads, with red beads in the center of each, on the rim and scattered on the sides. The sides narrow a bit at the top. There is an "H" on one end. The oblique bands of decoration have a checkerboard band with dark triangles on either side. 3-rod coiled.