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hazel, conifer root, woodwardia fern, and maidenhair fern
- Dimensions (H x W x D)
21 in x 18 in diam.
- Collection Area
Native American Art
- Object Type
- Cultural Group
- Credit Line
The Elizabeth Cole Butler Collection
- Accession Number
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Extremely large baskets were useful for storing plant materials that would later be processed into food. Lids on these storage baskets protected the materials inside from moisture and insects. This basket is typical of many Hupa baskets, with repetitive geometric motifs divided into horizontal registers encircling the entire basket.