Fancy Basket with Lid

Karuk (Karok), Northern California, California culture

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about 1900

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 x 8 1/8 in. (18 x 20.7 cm)

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

46.17.9370

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Basket

Classification

Native American

Native American: California Culture

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.

Provenance

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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