• Culture/People:

    Quechan (Yuma/Cuchan)

  • Object name:

    Basket baby-carrier

  • Date created:

    circa 1910

  • Place:

    Yuma; Yuma County; Arizona; USA

  • Media/Materials:

    Mesquite, mesquite bark, feather/feathers, wool cloth, cotton cloth, wool yarn, glass bead/beads, metal bead/beads, brass bell/bells

  • Techniques:

    Carved, wicker-plaited, shredded, woven, wrapped, tied

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Collected in 1919 by Edward H. Davis (1862-1951, rancher and field agent for MAI) during MAI-sponsored fieldwork.

  • Dimensions:

    93 x 15 x 34 cm

  • Catalog number:

    8/8620

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