Trinket Basket

Annie Kinsman, Mono / American, 1881 - 1990
Kutzadika'a (Mono Paiute)
Great Basin


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about 1900

Grass (foundation), weft of sedge grass root (tan) and bark of tree yucca (reddish brown) and coiling technique

Overall: 2 5/8 × 6 3/16 in. (6.6 × 15.7 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Bequest of Frank C. and Clara G. Churchill



Place Made: North Fork, United States, North America


20th century

Object Name


Research Area

Native American

Native American: Great Basin

Not on view

Exhibition History

Northern Native American Basketry, Alvin P. Gutman Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, May 4, 1990-October 20, 1991.

Publication History

Tamara Northern and Davina Begaye, Guide to the Exhibition of Northern Native American Basketry, Hanover, New Hampshire: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, 1990.


Made by Annie Kinsman (age 11) [later Annie Kinsman Flores], North Fork, California (perhaps a student at the Perris Mission Indian School); sold to Frances (1869-1950) and Harwood Hall (1859-1928), superintendent of the Perris Mission Indian School; later the Sherman Indian School from 1902/4-1908; given to Clara G. Corser Turner Churchill (1851-1945) and Frank Carroll Churchill (1850-1912), North Fork, California, June, 1907; bequeathed to present collection, 1946.

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