Basket Tray depicting a Diamondback Rattlesnake

Lenora Linton LaChusa, Diegueno / American, 1877 - 1965
Kumeyaay (Diegueno)
California culture


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collected 1905

Grass, sumac, rush, and sea blight

Overall: 1 1/16 × 10 11/16 in. (2.7 × 27.2 cm)

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



Place Made: Mesa Grande, 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, Owen Robertson Cheatham Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 5–July 22, 2022.


Made by Lenora Linton LaChusa, Mesa Grande, California; Clara G. Corser Turner Churchill (1851-1945) and Frank Carroll Churchill (1850-1912), Mesa Grande, California, probably, April 1905; bequeathed to present collection, 1946.

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