Pomo Basket Collection

The Pomo Room contains a fine selection of baskets, as well as other Pomo artifacts including arrow and spear points. Pomo history and native plants used are also featured.

1968.B01.0003a1968_B01_0003a
Description: Sha-Kan twine basket made of willow.
1968.B01.0005b1968_B01_0005b
Description: Mortar basket with reinforced lip. Bamtush twining weave. Mostly willow.
1968.B01.0006b1968_B01_0006b
Description: Twined Bantush plate with three Ti registers. Made of willow, redbud and sedgeroot. For food preparation/consumption.
1968.B01.0008c1968_B01_0008c
Description: Bamtush twined Dala plate basket with five registers of Ti weave, four registers of redbud design. Made of willow, sedgeroot and redbud.
1968.B01.0009b1968_B01_0009b
Description: Ti twined plate, except for beginning knot and the last six rows of Bamtush. Two registers of designs. Made of willow, sedgeroot and redbud.
1968.B01.0020b1968_B01_0020b
Description: Globose twined Bamtush . Bottom start reinforced with Ti. Seven registers of designs of redbud and bullrush. Made of willow, redbud and bullrush. Used for cooking.
1968.B01.0022d1968_B01_0022d
Description: Three stick coil globose basket. Decorated with shell and abalone. Made of willow with design in redbud. Ceremonial use.
1968.B01.0023c1968_B01_0023c
Description: Globose, three stick coil basket. Decorated with glass beads, lip decorated with shell beads, quail plumes and red woodpecker feathers. Made of willow with redbud designs. Ceremonial use.
1968.B01.0038d1968_B01_0038d
Description: Diagonal twined (Chu-set) globose basket. Designs in nine registers. Made of willow, sedgeroot and redbud.
1968.B01.0039e1968_B01_0039e
Description: Modified plate basket. One stick coiled. Flat bottom, very large stiches. Sturdy. Made of willow, sedgeroot and dyed bullrush. Used for food preparation and consumption.
1968.B01.0066b1968_B01_0066b
Description: Three stick coil basket. Mallard duck, meadowlark, with some California jay feathers over entire surface. Very old basket. Made of willow and sawgrass. Ceremonial use.
1968.B01.0069a1968_B01_0069a
Description: Three stick coil basket. Design of quail plume and red feathers. Made by Maude Boggs. Made of willow and sawgrass. Ceremonial use.
1968.B01.0072a1968_B01_0072a
Description: Three stick coil, canoe shaped basket, covered with mallard and meadowlark feathers in pattern. Lip decorated with money beads. Made by Bessie Rae. Ceremonial use.
1978.B01.0028d1978_B01_0028d
Description: Three stick coil truncated cone basket. Redbud design. Large, uniform stitches. Made of willow, sedgeroot and redbud. Used for storage.
1978.B01.0032b1978_B01_0032b
Description: Open twined work basket with wicker-like reinforcement on top lip. Made of willow. Used for acorn storage.
1978.B01.0035b1978_B01_0035b
Description: Carrying basket. Made of willow.
1978.B01.9997e1978_B01_9997e
Description: Coiled basket with abalone and shell money pendants. Made by Elsie Allen. Made of willow, sedge and redbud.
1978.B02.9999d1978_B02_9999d
Description: Bamtush twined Dala plate basket. Three registers of Ti weave, six registers of designs. Made by Lydia Sleeper of willow, sedgeroot and redbud. Used for food preparation/consumption.
1978.B07.0001h1978_B07_0001h
Description: Dancer's head-dress, wire wrapped with yarn, red wool tufts, flicker feathers, abalone, velvet and money shell beads. Made by William Dick. Ceremonial woman's head-dress.
1978.B09.0001e1978_B09_0001e
Description: Headband composed of flicker quills and feathers cut to a point. Abalone pendants with shell bead money. Ceremonial dance head-dress.
1982.B53.0002b1982_B53_0002b
1982.B54.0001d1982_B54_0001d
1982.B64.0003a1982_B64_0003a
1982.B65.0002b1982_B65_0002b
1982.B66.0001a1982_B66_0001a
1991.B21.0001f1991_B21_0001f
91.0039.13c91_0039_13c
9999.B99.0001a9999_B99_0001a
9999.B99.0004a9999_B99_0004a
9999.B99.0006a9999_B99_0006a
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P-90-0809P-90-0809
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