Hupa Twined Strainer Basket

Hupa

Hupa Twined Strainer Basket, Baskets by Hupa
  • strainer basket
Marked Down $425.00
Gallery Price $700.00
Title
Hupa Twined Strainer Basket
Artist
Hupa
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
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

About Hupa
"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.
Cultures

American Indian

Medium

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Keywords

Hupa strainer, strainer basket