Fancy Basket with Lid
Conifer root (warp), weft of bear grass (light), hazelnut (brown), maidenhair fern (black), and giant fern dyed reddish-brown in alder bark solution; twining technique with half-twist overlay stitch for decoration
Overall: 7 1/16 × 8 1/8 in. (18 × 20.7 cm)
Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Bequest of Frank C. and Clara G. Churchill
Place Made: Happy Camp, Siskiyou County, United States, North America
Native American: California Culture
Not on view
Northern Native American Basketry, Alvin P. Gutman Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, May 4, 1990-October 20, 1991.
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.
Clara G. Corser Turner Churchill (1851-1945) and Frank Carroll Churchill (1850-1912), California, probably, 1905 or 1907; bequeathed to present collection, 1946.
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