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Object ID 4/0915
Collection Indian (Native American)
Accession# A1966.01
Object Name Washo basket
Caption Dsc_0031
Date 01/04/1966
Dimensions H-3 W-7.5 L-8 inches
Description Washo coil basket of light fibers. Design of touching rectangles going up and down from middle to top around basket of very faded brown fibers. Top edge broken in many places.
Annotation by Dr. Dawson:
Washo coiled novelty basket
FOUNDATION TYPE: 3-rod bundle
WORK DIRECTION: leftward
STITCH TYPE: interlocking
WORK FACE: convex
SPLICES: Fag Ends: bound under successive stitches on work face, Moving Ends: bound under successive stitches
RIM FINISH: self rim
COIL ENDING: missing
STARTING KNOT: small oval
DECORATION: weft substitution (diff material)
MATERIALS: Foundation: willow shoots, Salix sp., Sewing Strands: split shoots, willow Salix sp. Design Materials: split shoots, willow, Salix sp.
Other Name Washo coiled basket