Gift Bowl

Gift Bowl

c. 1900

Bulrush, sedge; coiled (3 rods)

Diameter: 6.4 x 12.7 cm (2 1/2 x 5 in.)

Presented by William Albert Price in memory of Mrs. William Albert Price 1917.402



These baskets probably were created to be sold to non-Indian collectors and tourists. The feathered basket, however, is based on an older type that was given as a treasured gift on various occasions, including ceremonies that marked the stages of life (birth, puberty, marriage, and so forth).

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