This is a Navajo wedding basket. It a coiled, shallow, low-profile bowl that has a 3-rod triangular foundation with natural black and red split yucca strands.

The catalog card entry states that the basket was probably made by the Paiute for the Navajo and that it is a typical "Navajo wedding basket design."

  • Catalogue Number: 17052
  • Culture: Navajo
  • Data Provider: University of Colorado
  • Object Types: basketry
  • Materials: rhus, willow, and yucca

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