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Pristine Karuk Basketry Jar

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About The Pristine Karuk Basketry Jar

The diagonally stacked checkerboard rhomboids number four groups of three around the basket's middle.  

Savvy Price $275.00

Gallery Price $350.00

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The diagonally stacked checkerboard rhomboids number four groups of three around the basket's middle.  

About the Artist Northwestern California culture encompasses the Yurok, Karuk, Hupa, Tolowa, Whilkut and Chilula people.  At times the basketry of these different cultural have been grouped under the classification of Klamath River basketry.  Largely Northwestern California basketry items were made by twining the fibers.  Their overlay materials most frequently employed Beargrass, maidenhair fern and red dyed woodwardia fern.  Hazel tended to be the most common warp material.
Medium Hzael warp. Beargrass and black maidenhair fern stem overlay weft
Size 3 1/4" height X 3 3/4" maximum diameter
Date of creation Circa 1910
Condition Perfect !
Provenance Bri Lie
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