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Polychrome Gap Stitch Cooking Basket with Underworld Pattern

Yokuts

About The Polychrome Gap Stitch Cooking Basket with Underworld Pattern

This ultra firm basket has tone that any over 100 year old person would love to boast.

Savvy Price $2,200.00

Gallery Price $3,500.00

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This ultra firm basket has tone that any over 100 year old person would love to boast.

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 6 3/4" height X 13" diameter
Coil count 7 coils per inch
Weft count 8 per inch
Date of creation Circa 1910
Condition Excellent
Provenance K Nel
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