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burden basket with fringe
  • Apache peoples
  • burden basket with fringe, latest year 1989
  • Where object was made: United States
  • plant fiber, buckskin, metal, weaving
  • Object Height/Diameter: 20 x 29.5 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 7 7/8 x 11 5/8 in
  • Gift from the estate of Gene and Shirley Thomas
  • Not on display
  • 2010.0275
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Conical basket with buckskin fringe evenly placed on strips on side of basket and around perimeter of bottom. Fringes have silver colored metal cones. Basket has a light natural colored field and four bands. Top and bottom bands are light and dark checkerboard, middle bands have light and dark streaks.

Buckskin bottom. Rim wrapped with buckskin. Buckskin strip for handle.