Coiled Storage Basket with Black Figures on Yellow Field

Artist:Apache, White Mountain

Medium: Willow, black devils claw

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:early 20th century

Dimensions: 28 3/4 x 14 13/16 x 23 in. (73 x 37.6 x 58.4 cm)


Accession Number: 37.195

Catalogue Description:
Very large high shoulder storage basket with a complicated design. Vertical zig zags that are chain like forms alternate with vertical row of diamonds that are empty in the center on the top diamond, then one with a + in the center then in filled solid. The other vertical spaces are filled with combinations of horned men with deer, birds or some other animal in combinations that appear to interact with each other.

Brooklyn Museum