Collection: Fenn

Item Number: FCBAS554

Category: Basket

Region: Southwest

Tribe: Apache

Period: 1875-1900

Materials: Devil's claw and willow

Description: Large grain storage olla with human, animal, and geometric designs.



This basket is one of 5 that were "captured" by Colonel John Bullis during his campaign against the Apaches in the 1880's. It was purchased from the Bullis estate


Hanson, James A., Spirits in the Arts: From the Plains and Soutwest Indian Cultures, The Lowell Press, Kansas City, 1994, p-199

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