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Heading: (Basketry - Native American)
Title: Identification card for an Indian basket from The Emporium in Carson, Nevada, "Headquarters Washoe and Paiute Basketry..."
Place Published: Carson City, Nevada
Date Published: 1911

Printed form filled out in ink, with illustration from photograph of a pile of baskets. 20.3x22.8 cm (8x9"), formerly folded.

The form notes that the basket was constructed by a Digger Squaw from the Lake County area of California, taking ten days to construct, with maiden hair among the materials listed as being used. The maker is identified.


Neat tape repairs on the verso and along the edges of the recto as well; very good.

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Identification card for Indian basket

Estimate $250 - $350Oct 19, 2017