This is one of three very special baskets we're currently listing! A very fine stunning rare form early masterpiece of Northern Californian basketry. A rare ceremonial hat originating from either the Hupa, Yurok, or Karok tribes of and dating from the very early 1900's. This fine hand woven hat is very finely woven from split willow shoots, bear grass and to produce the stunning intricate designs that surround the inside.The design features some rare and striking patterns, of bursting sun designs that also appear as mirrored mountains. These patterns are woven on the inside of the hat of what is a most unusual feature. The basket makers skill is clearly evident in the fine form, fineness of the weave and pattern balance. Great balance between positive and negative spaces has resulted in a true masterpiece. The hat measures 8 1/4" in Diameter and stands 3 1/2 " tall and is in excellent condition with no splits damages or repairs noted. T his is an excellent stunning finely woven masterpiece. This stunning complex museum quality basket displays very well and will make a fine addition to anyone's collection. Please check out other current offerings including a great Tlingit, Haida argillite and Kwakiutl totem poles and some great early Inuit carvings.
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This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Native American\ US\1800-1934\Baskets". The seller is "richmojoe" and is located in Northwest Coast.
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