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Catalog Number CAS 2018-0002-0001   CAS 2018-0002-0001; Necklace
Category Jewelry & Metalwork
Object Name Necklace
Culture Pomo
Global Region North America
Country USA
State/Prov./Dist. California
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name Clint McKay
Date of Manufacture 2015
Collection Name N/A
Materials Pine (Pinus sp.) nuts; Glass; Monofilament; Deer skin
Description Beaded necklace of 4 equal-length strands, with each strand comprising mostly single pine nuts alternating with two pairs of round black beads and a single white glass bead; Pattern is consistent throughout each strand; The terminus of each of the four beaded segments is sewn to a length of commercially tanned yellow-colored leather which tie together to create a continuous strand.
Dimensions (cm) Width = 3.5, Thickness = 0.8, Length = 52.5

Catalog Number CAS 2018-0002-0002   CAS 2018-0002-0002; Necklace
Category Jewelry & Metalwork
Object Name Necklace
Culture Pomo
Global Region North America
Country USA
State/Prov./Dist. California
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name Pearl
Date of Manufacture 2015
Collection Name N/A
Materials Pine (Pinus sp.) nuts; Glass; Monofilament; Deer skin
Description Single-strand beaded necklace comprising mostly single pine nuts alternating with pairs of purple and single white glass beads; The terminus of each strand is sewn to a thin length of commercially tanned yellow-colored leather. Pearl is the granddaughter of Clint McKay; She was 7 years old when she made this necklace.
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = 1.1, Length = 42.7

Catalog Number

CAS 2018-0002-0003   CAS 2018-0002-0003; Winnowing basket
Category Basketry
Object Name Winnowing basket
Culture Western Mono
Global Region North America
Country USA
State/Prov./Dist. California
County
Other Geographic Data Town: North Fork
Maker's Name Clara Harris
Date of Manufacture ca. 1960s-1980s
Collection Name N/A
Materials Warp: whole redbud (Cercis canadensis var. texensis) shoots; Weft: split redbud shoots; Peeled sourberry (Rhus trilobata) shoots
Description Large, open-twined winnowing basket woven of whole redbud shoots as the warp and split redbud shoots as the weft; Rows of twining form decorative pattern by alternating the face of the weft (outside bark or split interior) in alternate rows; Rim is likely made of peeled sourberry shoots.
Dimensions (cm) Height = 23.5, Width = 48.0, Length = 51.7

Catalog Number

CAS 2018-0002-0004   CAS 2018-0002-0004; Winnowing basket
Category Basketry
Object Name Winnowing basket
Culture Western Mono
Global Region North America
Country USA
State/Prov./Dist. California
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name unknown
Date of Manufacture ca. 1960s-1980s
Collection Name N/A
Materials Warp: whole redbud (Cercis canadensis var. texensis) shoots and whole, peeled willow (Salix sp.) shoots; Weft: split redbud shoots; Peeled willow or sourberry (Rhus trilobata) shoots
Description Deep, scoop-shaped, open-twined winnowing beater basket woven of whole redbud shoots and whole, peeled willow shoots as the warp, arranged in alternating groups; Split redbud shoots are the weft; Rim is likely made of peeled willow or sourberry shoots.
Dimensions (cm) Height = 12.7, Width = 28.7, Length = 37.0

Catalog Number

CAS 2018-0002-0005   CAS 2018-0002-0005; Seed beater basket
Category Basketry
Object Name Seed beater basket
Culture Western Mono
Global Region North America
Country USA
State/Prov./Dist. California
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name unknown
Date of Manufacture ca. 1960s-1980s
Collection Name N/A
Materials Warp: whole redbud (Cercis canadensis var. texensis) shoots; Weft: split redbud shoots; Peeled willow (Salix sp.) or sourberry (Rhus trilobata) shoots
Description Shallow, scoop-shaped, open-twined seed beater basket with warp ends gathered forming upright handle at proximal end; Woven of whole redbud shoots as the warp and split redbud shoots are the weft; Rim is likely made of peeled willow or sourberry shoots.
Dimensions (cm) Height = 10.8, Width = 17.7, Length = 36.2

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CAS 2018-0002-0006   CAS 2018-0002-0006; Basketry materials (Devil's claw [Martynia sp.])
Category Basketry; Raw Materials
Object Name Basketry materials (Devil's claw [Martynia sp.])
Culture Tohono O’odham (Papago)
Global Region North America
Country USA
State/Prov./Dist. Arizona
County Pima
Other Geographic Data Tohono O’odham Indian Reservation
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture ca. 2017
Collection Name N/A
Materials Devil's claw (Martynia sp.)
Description Bundle of Devil's claw (Martynia sp.) fibers, used as weft material by basket weavers from several Southwestern tribes, especially Tohono O’odham and Akimel O’odham.
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = 3.6, Length = 17.4

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CAS 2018-0002-0007   CAS 2018-0002-0007; Basketry materials (yucca leaves)
Category Basketry; Raw Materials
Object Name Basketry materials (yucca leaves)
Culture Tohono O’odham (Papago)
Global Region North America
Country USA
State/Prov./Dist. Arizona
County Pima
Other Geographic Data Tohono O’odham Indian Reservation
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture ca. 2017
Collection Name N/A
Materials Yucca (Yucca sp.) leaves
Description Bundle of split and sun-bleached yucca leaves, used as weft material by numerous basket weavers from several Southwestern tribes, especially Tohono O’odham and Hopi; Bundle is tied with two lengths of commercial white fabric.
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = 5.6, Length = 58.1

Catalog Number CAS 2018-0002-0008   CAS 2018-0002-0008; Jar
Category Pottery
Object Name Jar
Culture Acoma Pueblo
Global Region North America
Country USA
State/Prov./Dist. New Mexico
County Cibola
Other Geographic Data Acoma Pueblo
Maker's Name Norma Jean Ortiz
Date of Manufacture 2012
Collection Name N/A
Materials Clay; Paint
Description Acoma Pueblo jar decorated on lower half with black and white painted designs and on neck with plain white corrugated bands alternating with painted black and white bands; Signed on exterior base “Norma Jean Acoma NM” (Norma Jean Ortiz, member of the Turkey Clan at Acoma Pueblo), along with pair of turkey track symbols, and on interior base with 4 incised turkey tracks.
Dimensions (cm) Height = 22.8, Max Diam = 23.9

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CAS 2018-0002-0009   CAS 2018-0002-0009; Jar
Category Pottery
Object Name Jar
Culture Navajo
Global Region North America
Country USA
State/Prov./Dist. Arizona
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name J. Yazzie
Date of Manufacture ca. mid to late 1980s
Collection Name N/A
Materials Clay; Piñon pine (Pinus edulis) pitch; Varnish
Description Small spherical jar with flat base and rounded sides that taper inward toward the rim; Design at rim features evenly spaced geometric “stepped” pattern in red and blue; Decorated on exterior with incised and painted line of yeibichai dancers (Talking God, 6 males dancers, and Water Sprinkler); Interior is coated with piñon pine (Pinus edulis) pitch, exterior is probably varnished; Incised “J. Yazzie” on base.
Dimensions (cm) Height = 8.4, Max Diam = 6.6

Catalog Number CAS 2018-0002-0010   CAS 2018-0002-0010; Figurine (bear)
Category Pottery
Object Name Figurine (bear)
Culture Navajo
Global Region North America
Country USA
State/Prov./Dist. Arizona
County Coconino
Other Geographic Data Navajo Indian Reservation; Community: Cow Springs
Maker's Name Louise R. Goodman
Date of Manufacture ca. mid to late 1980s
Collection Name N/A
Materials Clay; Piñon pine (Pinus edulis) pitch
Description Figurine of a bear in standing position; Pitch-coated ceramic; “LRG” incised on base; Louise R. Goodman is renown for her bear figurines, some of which stand 2 feet high.
Dimensions (cm) Height = 12.5, Width = 9.1, Length = 8.9

Catalog Number CAS 2018-0002-0011   CAS 2018-0002-0011; Doll
Category Folk Toys
Object Name Doll
Culture Navajo
Global Region North America
Country USA
State/Prov./Dist. New Mexico
County McKinley
Other Geographic Data City: Gallup
Maker's Name unknown
Date of Manufacture ca. 1950s-1960s
Collection Name N/A
Materials Commercial fabrics: cotton, velvet; Suede; Commercial ric-rac; Plastic; Synthetic hair; Cotton yarn; Paint
Description Commercial doll of a Navajo woman, dressed in traditional Navajo-style clothing, handmade by a Navajo woman; Doll wears a long-sleeved, green velvet top, accented with silver trim at waist and wrists, a long two-tiered floral skirt with green trim, and brown leather moccasins with ivory-colored soles; She has a necklace of red and blue beads, a brooch-style design of blue and red beads at her throat, and a blue bead earring glued to her right ear (the left earring is missing); Her hair is tied at the nape of her neck with off-white yarn; Accompanying printed tag reads “NA-NI-KA-DI YAZZI (Little Herder) Dressed by Navajos in Gallup, New Mexico.”
Dimensions (cm) Height = 18.7, Width = 6.6, Length = 4.9
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