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Coiled water jug with horsehair lugs pitched in pine resin / Unknown

Essay/Description

Pitched in pinion pine.

Curatorial Remarks

The coils in this basket are very evident. The basket was most likely made from sumac rather than willow or yucca.

Tags: pine, pitch, water jug, basket, coiled, horsehair, handles
People: Jicarilla Apache
Places: New Mexico
Purpose: domestic use

From interviews with Dr. Garrick Bailey, 2018-2020 University of Tulsa, Professor Emeritus of Anthropology

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Title(s): 
Coiled water jug with horsehair lugs pitched in pine resin
Creator(s): 
Unknown
Culture: 
Native American; possibly Apache; Jicarilla or Navajo (artist and user)
Date: 
early 20th century
Materials/Techniques: 
willow, yucca, horsehair, resin
Classification: 
Object Type: 
Accession No: 
71.472
Previous Number(s): 
7136.472
Department: 
Not On View

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