Collection: Nagy

Item Number: NC0005

Category: Basket

Region: California

Tribe: Salinian

Period: 1875-1900

Materials: Sedge grass root on a grass bundle foundation; red and green wool yarn; faceted glass black beads; quail topknots; flicker quill

Description: Salinian basket, inside work face, rightward coil direction, ornamented with tufts of red and green wool yarn, black glass beads, quail topknots and flicker quill on the rim.

Dimensions: Width 7.875 inches; Height 3.675 inches


Perfecta Encinales


Letter describing this basket from Craig Bates, Curator of Ethnography, Yosemite National Park Service, May 29, 1992

Notes (click on note to open):

Craig D. Bates 1992

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