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A striking Chumash basket decorated with graphic abstract designs made of natural and black-dyed juncus

Basket

Chumash
Southern California

mid 19th century

natural and black-dyed juncus on a 3-rod foundation

width: 14 ½"

Inventory # S3658

Sold

acquired by the Thaw Collection, Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown, NY


Published

Native American Basketry of Southern California, Moser, Riverside, CA, Riverside Museum Press, 1993, pg. 48, pl. 50
Rods, Bundles and Stitches: A Century of Southern California Indian Basketry, Lopez and Moser, Riverside CA, Riverside Museum Press, 1981, pg. 13, pl. 8