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Hupa Twined Strainer Basket

Hupa

About The Hupa Twined Strainer Basket

This basket was acquired by an astute collector in California, who left his collection to his grandchildren.

Marked Down from $550 to $425

Marked Down $425.00

Gallery Price $700.00

Item Location: Phoenix, AZ
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This basket was acquired by an astute collector in California, who left his collection to his grandchildren.

Marked Down from $550 to $425

About the Artist "In Northwestern California were found the Hupa. Chilula and the Whilkut people. The Hupa numbered approximately 1000 at contact in 1850 and were located along the lower part of the Trinity River before it joined the Klamath River. . . Salmon and acorns represented the core of their diet in precontact times." Native American Basketry of Northern California by Christopher L. Moser.
Medium Hazel shoots are used for the warp. Dark material is maidenhair fern
Size 5" diameter x 6" height
Date Circa 1910
Condition Excellent
Design Two rings of half twist overlay using conifer root overlay and maidenhair fern
Provenance KN