A VERY FINE POMO BASKET(193 views)
Description: This ornate basket, with feathers, beads, and shell decorations is extremely finely woven, and an early example of Native American Pomo work from Northern California.
Condition Report: Excellent, with no restorations.
Notes: A very old tag on the interior of the basket reads: "Desteney Basket Lake Co. Cal. $25.00"
Provenance: Private Collection, Santa Fe, NM
Dimensions: Diameter: 7.75 in. (19.7 cm.)
Artist or Maker: A Pomo weaver known as Desteney
Medium: Natural fibers, abalone shell, beads, feathers.
Date: Late 19th-Early 20th C.