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Antique Native American basketry hat, Modoc or Klamath People, NE California or SE Oregon, 19thC, hand woven brown tule with a grey nettle start, tight closed twined weaving, decorated with bear grass  ...
Antique Native American basketry hat, Modoc or Klamath People, NE California or SE Oregon, 19thC, hand woven brown tule with a grey nettle start, tight closed twined weaving, decorated with bear grass  ...
Antique Native American basketry hat, Modoc or Klamath People, NE California or SE Oregon, 19thC, hand woven brown tule with a grey nettle start, tight closed twined weaving, decorated with bear grass  ...
Antique Native American basketry hat, Modoc or Klamath People, NE California or SE Oregon, 19thC, hand woven brown tule with a grey nettle start, tight closed twined weaving, decorated with bear grass  ...
Antique Native American basketry hat, Modoc or Klamath People, NE California or SE Oregon, 19thC, hand woven brown tule with a grey nettle start, tight closed twined weaving, decorated with bear grass  ...
Antique Native American basketry hat, Modoc or Klamath People, NE California or SE Oregon, 19thC, hand woven brown tule with a grey nettle start, tight closed twined weaving, decorated with bear grass  ...
Antique Native American basketry hat, Modoc or Klamath People, NE California or SE Oregon, 19thC, hand woven brown tule with a grey nettle start, tight closed twined weaving, decorated with bear grass  ...
Antique Native American basketry hat, Modoc or Klamath People, NE California or SE Oregon, 19thC, hand woven brown tule with a grey nettle start, tight closed twined weaving, decorated with bear grass  ...
Antique Native American basketry hat, Modoc or Klamath People, NE California or SE Oregon, 19thC, hand woven brown tule with a grey nettle start, tight closed twined weaving, decorated with bear grass  ...
Antique Native American basketry hat, Modoc or Klamath People, NE California or SE Oregon, 19thC, hand woven brown tule with a grey nettle start, tight closed twined weaving, decorated with bear grass  ...
Antique Native American basketry hat, Modoc or Klamath People, ne California or se Oregon, 19thC, hand woven brown tule with a grey nettle start, tight closed twined weaving, decorated with bear grass in full twist overlay, according to Turnbaugh & Turnbaugh "Indian Baskets", full twist overlay is diagnostic of ne California basket weaving, it allows the decoration to be seen both on the inside and outside, and is more likely a Modoc technique, the Klamath preferred the half twist overlay technique, in that case, the design is only seen on the outside of the basket, i have included a photo taken by Louis Heller in 1873, of the family of Modoc Chief Kintpuash "Capt. Jack", his primary wife on the right is wearing a hat of similar design of diagonal squashed and stepped rhomboids, photo courtesy of pulicdomainreview, the approximate size is 8in x 4.25in, the hat is in general good condition, some fading of color, and a small break in the rim
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