Basket

1966.1.164

Category
Creation Date
1931 – 1955
Materials

Dimensions

30.480 cm. W x 17.780 cm. D x 44.450 cm. L Item (Overall)

Description
"The cover of this wheat colored, coil weave, willow basket is attached to the basket with rawhide thongs. The oval basket measures 17 1/2 by 12 inches. It was made by a 75 year old Grandma Arrum, a Ute Indian and was given to me in 1934 by Mrs. Smith an Indian matron at the Stewart Indian School in Nevada." There are 2.5 coils and 6 stitches per inch.

Related People and Organizations
Arrum, "Grandma"
Helbing, Cleora

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