Old Hoopa, Hupa, Karuk or Yoruk Indian Basket Hat

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  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: May 02, 2007
  • Channel: Auction House

Hand Crafted (Hoopa) Hupa, Karuk or Yoruk Native American Twined Polychrome Hat Created from Gatd Native American Plants

Circa 1925 - 1955

4 inches high x 7 3/8 inches in diameter, 22 ½ inches in circumference (carefully measured)

Condition; Near Mint, (no restoration or repair nor damage).

This basket is made from gatd bear grass, fern, woodardia, and conifer root, or other materials typical of baskets from this tribe and region.

The basket is fine quality with about 11 warps and 12 - 13 wefts to the inch. The high contrast, full color, design is beautiful, with four polychrome arrows forming the major design theme. The pattern is created with the half twist twining typical of the Hoopa and Karuk.

The Hupa Tribal Group's homeland is near the mouth of the Klamath river in North West California .

This basket was from a California collection.

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This item is guaranteed to be authentic and in the condition described.
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