Collection: Fenn

Item Number: FCBAS205

Category: Basket

Region: Southwest

Tribe: Jicarilla Apache

Period: 1875-1900

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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