Plateau & Great Basin

The objects from the Plateau and the Great Basin represent the Nimi’puu, Wasco, Klamath, Modoc, Ute, Mono, Paiute, Shoshone, Walla Walla, and Kiktat peoples, and range from basketry and clothing to contemporary works.

Piction collections thumbnails

Nimi'puu (Nez Perce)
Quirt
collected January 1879
13.8.702
Nimi'puu (Nez Perce)
Quirt
collected January 1879
13.8.702
Nimi'puu (Nez Perce)
Cattle Whip
collected January 1879
13.8.703
Nimi'puu (Nez Perce)
Cattle Whip
collected January 1879
13.8.703
possibly Cadzi Cody (Codsiogo), American / Shoshone, 1865 - 1912
Pictorial Elk Hide Painting
1905
163.4.14830
Jaune Quick-to-See Smith, American / French Cree / Shoshone / Salish, born 1940
The Rancher
2002
2005.13
Jaune Quick-to-See Smith, American / French Cree / Shoshone / Salish, born 1940
The Rancher
2002
2005.13
Mike Williams, American / Paiute, born about 1956
Male Canvasback Duck Decoy [one of a pair]
2009
2009.55.1
Mike Williams, American / Paiute, born about 1956
Male Canvasback Duck Decoy [one of a pair]
2009
2009.55.1
Mike Williams, American / Paiute, born about 1956
Male Canvasback Duck Decoy [one of a pair]
2009
2009.55.1
Mike Williams, American / Paiute, born about 1956
Female Canvasback Duck Decoy (one of a pair)
2009
2009.55.2
Mike Williams, American / Paiute, born about 1956
Female Canvasback Duck Decoy (one of a pair)
2009
2009.55.2
Mike Williams, American / Paiute, born about 1956
Female Canvasback Duck Decoy (one of a pair)
2009
2009.55.2
Klamath
Utility Basket
late 19th century
44.18.8727
Annie Kinsman, American / Mono, 1881 - 1990
Trinket Basket
about 1900
46.17.9307
Washoe (Washo)
Basket
about 1906
46.17.9356
Washoe (Washo)
Basket
about 1906
46.17.9356
Washoe (Washo)
Basket
about 1906
46.17.9356
Chemehuevi
Burden Basket
about 1904
46.17.9359
Chemehuevi
Burden Basket
about 1904
46.17.9359
Paviotso (Northern Paiute)
Water Bottle
about 1907
46.17.9369
Klikitat
Pack and Berry Basket
19th or 20th century
51.19.12708
Klikitat
Pack and Berry Basket
19th or 20th century
51.19.12708
Nimi'puu (Nez Perce)
Embroidered wallet
collected 1921-1922
51.32.12848
Nimi'puu (Nez Perce)
Embroidered wallet
collected 1921-1922
51.32.12848
Unknown people (Plateau)
Bag
late 19th-early 20th century
985.47.26527
Unknown people (Plateau)
Bag
late 19th-early 20th century
985.47.26527
Unknown people (Plateau)
Bag
late 19th-early 20th century
985.47.26527
Paviotso (Northern Paiute)
Doll representing a Yerrington Colony Pauite Woman
1940s or 1950s
987.35.26786
Paviotso (Northern Paiute)
Doll representing a Yerrington Colony Pauite Woman
1940s or 1950s
987.35.26786
Esther Ute Tyler, American / Shoshone, 1905 - 1982
Doll representing a Shoshone Woman with her Baby in a Cradleboard
1946
987.35.26848
Esther Ute Tyler, American / Shoshone, 1905 - 1982
Doll representing a Shoshone Woman with her Baby in a Cradleboard
1946
987.35.26848
Unknown people (Plateau)
Beaded Vest
1913
998.52.30370
Unknown people (Plateau)
Beaded Vest
1913
998.52.30370
Unknown people (Plateau)
Beaded Vest
1913
998.52.30370
James Lavadour, American, born 1951
Untitled (Panel 1 of 9)
1995
pr.995.44.1