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Navajo Wedding Basket

Navajo Wedding Basket

Department: History
Date: 1880s
Medium: Sumac (plant material), yucca
Dimensions:
Overall: 9/16 x 9 in. (1.5 x 22.8 cm)
Classification: Basketry
Credit Line: Albuquerque Museum, museum purchase, Trust and Agency Fund
Object number: PC1977.10.2
DescriptionA Navajo wedding basket made of sumac and yucca. Traditional design in red and black featuring terraces with crosses similar to the design seen along the borders of Navajo 2-piece dresses. Design has a break. Light damage is minimal.
Not on view