California Pomo oval basket
early 20th Century
2 in. x 9 7/8 in. x 10 3/4 in. (5.08 cm x 25.08 cm x 27.31 cm)
North America, United States, California
Medium and Support:
Found in Collection
Technique: It's coiled, not twined and it shows incredible technique and a tight weave.
Cultural affiliation notes: It’s definitely Pomo, but that’s still pretty broad. This is a pretty undecorated one compared to the feathered and beaded Pomo baskets that many museums display.
Citation: Barrett Samuel A. Pomo Indian Basketry. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1908.
Jesse Dutton-Kenny, Visiting Researcher, October 26th - 27th & 29th - 30th, 2020
This object was included in the following exhibitions: