Polycrome Lidded Basket

Elizabeth Conrad Hickox, Karuk / Wiyot / American, 1875 - 1947


early 20th century

Wild grape root (Vitis californica Bethn.), myrtle sticks, hazel (Corylus sp.), maidenhair fern (Adiantum sp.), yellow-dyed porcupine quills, staghorn lichen (Letharia vulpina)

Overall: 4 1/8 × 4 3/4 × 4 3/4 in. (10.5 × 12 × 12 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Mrs. Harvey P. Hood W'18 Fund



Place Made: United States, North America


20th century

Object Name


Research Area

Native American

Native American: California Culture

Not on view

Exhibition History

This Land: American Engagement with the Natural World, Rush Family Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 5–July 22, 2022.


Cowan's Auctions, Inc., Cincinnati, Ohio; sold to present collection, 2021.

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