Item Number: FCBAS205
Tribe: Jicarilla Apache
Materials: Willow, pine pitch, cloth
Description: Water bottle made of split willow and covered with pine pitch to make it water tight. A cloth carrying strap is attached.
Dimensions: 10 inches tall
This basket if from the collection of Joseph Henry Sharp and is illustrated in photos of his studio in Taos.
Hanson, James A., Spirits in the Arts: From the Plains and Soutwest Indian Cultures, The Lowell Press, Kansas City, 1994, p-204
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