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Browsing items in: Curtis the Collector - Native American Baskets, Pottery and Miscellany

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    • Awl Case

    • Unknown
    • Native American arts
    • Beaded leather container. Western Apache. Two pieces of flat leather sewn together with white thread along three sides. Strands of blue and yellow beads between stitches. Beaded symmetrical designs on both sides of body. Strands of cone shaped...
    • Burden Basket

    • Unknown
    • Apache baskets
    • Twined burden basket. Western Apache. Two thick and two thin bands running around the basket. Black, tan and orange colors. 15.5 inches tall. 16.5 inches in diameter.
    • Burden Basket with Fringe

    • Unknown
    • Apache baskets
    • Twined burden basket. Havasupai. Leather straps in four clusters around rim. Geometric designs. Black, red and tan colors. 13 inches deep. 15.5 inches in diameter.
    • Ceramic Bowl

    • Unknown
    • Native American arts
    • Pottery bowl. Red with terra cotta colored designs. Mojave. Basket reeds tied around rim. Red and terracotta coloring. 6.5 inches deep. 11 inches wide. 11 inches long.
    • Ceramic Bowl with Butterfly Maiden Katsina Design

    • Unknown
    • Native American arts
    • Pottery bowl, chip out of rim. Hopi. Reconstructed with adhesive that left drip marks. Design is an anthropomorphic figure with elaborates headdress, earrings, necklace and face paint. 3.25 inches deep. 9.25 inches in diameter.
    • Chipped Clay Bowl with Design

    • Unknown
    • Native American arts
    • Round pottery bowl. Dark orange in color. Hopi. The interior of the bowl is hand painted with two black lines on top of which are two rust colored arcs which frame a design featuring triangular shapes, the central one of which is a triangle...
    • Clay Bowl with Design

    • Unknown
    • Native American arts
    • Round pottery bowl. Orange in color. Hopi. On the rim of the bowl there are four sets of two dots. The interior of the bowl is hand painted with two black lines on top of which are two rust colored arcs which frame a design featuring triangular...
    • Closed Coil Basket

    • Unknown
    • Apache baskets
    • Basket. Navajo or Paiute. Round tray with faded design. Natural tan in color. 4.5 inches deep. 20.5 inches in diameter.
    • Closed Coil Basket with Black Fret Design

    • Unknown
    • Maricopa Indians
    • Coiled bowl shaped basket with fret design. Maricopa (Pee Posh) or Pima (Akimel O’odham). Geometric design. Black and tan colors. 4.5 inches deep. 16.5 inches in diameter.
    • Closed Coil Basket with Cross Design

    • Unknown
    • Apache baskets
    • Basket bowl. Western Apache. At the center of the round basket, there is a black cross. The sides are decorated in cross and other geometric patterns. Black and tan colors. 4 inches deep. 9.25 inches in diameter.
    • Closed Coil Basket with Dark Geometric Design

    • Unknown
    • Native American arts
    • Coiled basket in bowl shape. Dark geometric design made of martynia. Yavapai or Western Apache. Tan and black colors. 4.25 inches deep. 13.625 inches in diameter.
    • Closed Coil Basket with Fraying Edges

    • Unknown
    • Hopi baskets
    • Wicker bowl. Hopi. Round shaped plaited wicker tray made of sumac twigs with the edges wrapped in yucca. Natural tan and red colors. 4.25 inches deep. 15.25 inches in diameter.
    • Closed Coil Basket with Lid

    • Unknown
    • Hopi baskets
    • Basket with lid. Hopi. Round basket with ring design of cream, rust and natural brown colors. The base of the basket up in a bunt. The circular basket lid tapers up to a conical shape and has a small woven handle at the top. The lid is natural...
    • Closed Coil Basket with Lid and "V" Design

    • Unknown
    • Hopi baskets
    • Coiled basket. Hopi. The basket slopes up and in at the mouth. On either side of the mouth are two small handles, one of which is broken. Woven design alternating black and natural in a striped "V" pattern. 4.875 inches tall. 6 inches in...
    • Closed Coil Basket with Star Design

    • Unknown
    • Apache baskets
    • Coiled bowl basket with star design. Western Apache basket. Made of willow and martynia with a petal design in the center. Black and natural color. 10.5 inches deep. 27.25 inches in diameter.
    • Closed Coil Bowl with Animal Design

    • Unknown
    • Apache baskets
    • Winnowing basket. Southern Paiute. Round basket made of sumac. Decorated with vegetal dye in geometric and animal motifs. Photographed by Curtis in "From the Threshing Floor - San Juan." 7.5 inches deep. 20.375 inches in diameter.
    • Closed Coil Conical Burden Basket

    • Unknown
    • Havasupai baskets
    • Burden basket. Havasupai tribe. Cone shaped basket with steel band around rim. 17 inches deep. 18 inches in diameter.

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