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Polychrome Cooking Bowl Rattlesnake Pattern

Yokuts

About The Polychrome Cooking Bowl Rattlesnake Pattern

Two appealing design characteristics are this basket's

  • intermittent rim ticking
  • 3 concentric bands of snake motif

This vessel is remarkably firm as well.

Savvy Price $3,500.00

Gallery Price $5,200.00

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Description

Two appealing design characteristics are this basket's

  • intermittent rim ticking
  • 3 concentric bands of snake motif

This vessel is remarkably firm as well.

About the Artist "Between 40 and 60 tribes of Yokuts people were situated in Central California. Geographically they were divided into three groups 1) the Southern Valley Yokuts 2) the Northern Valley Yokuts and 3) the Foothill Yokuts. Their economy was based on fishing, hunting land animals and waterfowl and collecting shellfish, roots, seeds and nuts." Native American Basketry of Central California by Christopher L. Moser.
Medium Weft material (light in color) is split sedge root. Dark design weft is redbud and bracken fern root.
Size 8 1/3" height X 13" diameter
Coil count 6 coils per inch
Weft count 13 wefts per inch
Date of creation Circa 1910
Condition Excellent to good. Two missing rim stitches.
Provenance K Nel
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