Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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small basket
  • Pomo peoples
  • small basket, late 1800s–2007
  • Where object was made: California, United States
  • sedge root, coiling
  • Object Height/Diameter: 8.5 x 10 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 3 3/8 x 3 7/8 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2264

The small 3-rod coiled olla-like basket has a medium brown field decorated with graduated parallel lines with a vertical "stem." It is mirrored from left to right and repeats four times. There are clusters of dark stitches on the rim between the body decorations.