Collection: Nagy

Item Number: NC0043

Category: Basket

Region: California

Tribe: Hupa - Karok

Period: 1900-1925

Materials: Willow; beargrass; maidenhair fern; buckskin

Description: Jump dance basket; willow warps, wefts of conifer root and half-twist overlay in beargrass and maidenhair fern stem, twined as a flat rectangle with rows of bands and shaped intoa tube over willow rods. Ends closed with buckskin and buckslin tassels. The "jumping dance" is a world-renewal dance of the Hupa.

Dimensions: Length 16 inches (21 inces w/sticks)

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