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Burden Basket

Object Number:NA4925
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Cliff Dweller
Provenience: Utah
San Juan County (Utah)
Moki Canyon
Culture Area: Southwest Culture Area
Locus: near Colorado line
Date Made: 1050 - 1300 CE
Early Date: 1050
Late Date: 1300
Section:American
Materials:Plant Fiber
Technique:Basketry
Coiled
Height: 57.15 cm
Width: 15 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from E. B. Wallace, 1908

Description

Coiled burden basket with bifurcated base. Design of two bands of interlocking zigzag frets in black, red, lavender, and natural color.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

In A Rush? Take a Quick Tour of The Museum ( Sep 1996 - Jun 1997) View Objects in Exhibition
What in the World (04 Feb 1981 - 23 Feb 1981) View Objects in Exhibition
Living in Balance: The Universe of the Hopi, Zuni, Navajo, and Apache (20 May 1995 - 2013) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Catalogue, Exhibition] Coe, Ralph T. 1977. Sacred Circles: Two Thousand Years of North American Indian Art.. Kansas City. Nelson Gallery of Art. pg. 252 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Page 203/539View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue, Collection] 1965. Guide to the Collections, The University Museum.. Philadelphia. The University Museum. pg. 1-167 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 75View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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