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Basket; basketry bowl

Basket; basketry bowl

Department: History
Medium: Willow, Martynia, cat tail
Dimensions:
Overall: 3 7/8 x 13 1/4 in. (9.9 x 33.7 cm)
Classification: Basketry
Credit Line: Albuquerque Museum, gift of the Albuquerque Historical Society
Object number: PC1967.4.5
DescriptionAkimel O'odham (Pima) basket, fiber bundle, coiled, willow and Martynia (devils claw) for sewing elements, geometric design, herringbone rim. Bird elements

The V-shaped design looks like a front view of eagles or sandhill cranes flying, perhaps holding fish, and ladder-shaped motifs receding into the central black circle.
Not on view