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Yokuts, Kern County, California, California culture

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about 1890

Deergrass (Muhlenbergia rigens), bracken fern root (Pteridium aquilinum), redbud (Cercis Canadensis var. taxensis), California valley quail crests (Lophortyx californica), wool yarn

Overall: 4 15/16 × 8 11/16 in. (12.5 × 22 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Mrs. Ida Farr Miller

44.18.8755

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Basket

Classification

Native American

Native American: California Culture

Not on view

Exhibition History

Native American Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 8, 2011-March 12, 2012.

Publication History

[Northern, Tamara]. "Native American Art". Hanover, New Hampshire: Hood Museum of Art, page 25 . (Published in conjunctionwith Gutman Gallery opening exhibition)

George P. Horse Capture, Sr., Joe D. Horse Capture, Joseph M. Sanchez, et al., Native American Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2011, ill. on p. 10 and 98 and p. 148, no. 50.

Provenance

Collected by Ellen Frances Burpee Farr (1840-1907) (Mrs. Evarts Worcester Farr, Class of 1863W), Pasadena, California, between 1887-1906; given to her daughter, Ida Farr Miller (1863-1953), 1907; given to present collection, 1944.

Old Number

Transparency;Digital

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