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Basketry Tray

Culture of Origin: Hopi (Third Mesa)1900-1920s

U.S. Department of the Interior Museum

U.S. Department of the Interior Museum
Washington, DC, United States

This plaque or tray (yungyapu) is notable for its diagonal "Grand Canyon" start, also known as "yayni" or "yaini."

Details

  • Title: Basketry Tray
  • Creator: Culture of Origin: Hopi (Third Mesa)
  • Date Created: 1900-1920s
  • Location Created: Hopi Third Mesa, AZ
  • Physical Dimensions: DIA 17, H 1.75 inches
  • Provenance: INTR 00376, Eunice "Frona" Wait Colburn
  • Subject Keywords: Southwest, Hopi, North America, American Indian, Native American, Third Mesa, yungyapu, yayni, wicker plaiting
  • Type: Basketry
  • Rights: U.S. Department of the Interior Museum
  • Medium: rabbitbrush, sumac, yucca, dunebrush

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