Detail from Meal Tray

Culture of Origin: Hopi (Second Mesa)circa 1880

U.S. Department of the Interior Museum

U.S. Department of the Interior Museum

This image is a detail from a Hopi (Second Mesa) meal tray (INTR 00803). It is coiled, with a grass bundle foundation. It has a round coiled start and a self-rim with an "open gate" (incomplete) finish. The motif consists of natural-colored yucca stitches with dyed brown and dyed blue yucca design elements outlined in black.

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  • Title: Detail from Meal Tray
  • Creator: Culture of Origin: Hopi (Second Mesa)
  • Date Created: circa 1880
  • Location Created: Hopi Second Mesa, AZ
  • Physical Dimensions: DIA 15.35, H 2.17 inches
  • Provenance: INTR 00803, John K. Hillers
  • Subject Keywords: Southwest, Hopi, Second Mesa, Arizona, American Indian, North America, tray, plaque
  • Type: Basketry
  • Rights: U.S. Department of the Interior Museum
  • Medium: yucca, grass, dye