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Imbricated Basket with Stepped Patterns

Arts of the Americas

MEDIUM Cedar fibers, spruce root, grass, bleach
DATES early 20th century
DIMENSIONS 11 1/2 x 12 x 10 15/16 in. (29.2 x 30.5 x 27.8 cm)  (show scale)
COLLECTIONS Arts of the Americas
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CREDIT LINE Charles Stewart Smith Memorial Fund
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CAPTION Wasco (Native American). Imbricated Basket with Stepped Patterns, early 20th century. Cedar fibers, spruce root, grass, bleach, 11 1/2 x 12 x 10 15/16 in. (29.2 x 30.5 x 27.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Stewart Smith Memorial Fund, 46.193.5. Creative Commons-BY
IMAGE overall, 46.193.5_PS1.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2006
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION This is a coiled burden basket decorated using an imbrication technique with black, brown, yellow, and ivory in stepped patterns. The basket is watertight for carrying. Condition good.
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Imbricated Basket with Stepped Patterns