Property from the Cain Family Collection
A Paiute polychrome basket
Lucy Telles, 1926, the finely woven container with rounded sides adorned in a solid color zigzag band lined with sharp tapering serrates, repeated diamond and chevron arrangements in the reserves.
height 6 1/2in, diameter 11 1/2in
- The footnote indicates this basket appears on page 97 of Craig Bates' book "Tradition and Innovation". This basket is not the one pictured, but rather an almost identical example woven by Lucy Telles who favored this design, weaving at least four baskets in the style.