Basketry cap

Yurok, California culture


See Previous Article See next Article

early 20th century

Conifer root, squaw grass, hazel, giant fern, maidenhair fern, and alder bark

Overall: 3 3/4 × 6 3/4 in. (9.5 × 17.2 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Museum Purchase



North America, United States


20th century

Object Name

Clothing: Headwear


Native American

Native American: California Culture

Not on view

Exhibition History

Survival/Art/History: American Indian Collections from the Hood Museum of Art, Alvin P. Gutman Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, November 18, 2000-April 7, 2002.


Robert T. Emery (1918-2005), Lebanon, New Hampshire; sold to present collection, 1951.

Old Number

Emery No. BS-97

This record was created from historic documentation and may not have been reviewed by a curator; it may be inaccurate or incomplete.

Noticed a mistake? Have some extra information about this object? Contact Us