Chemehuevi miniature olla

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Chemehuevi miniature olla

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4 3/8" diameter x 2 1/2" high

18 stitches/inch and 8 coils per inch

willow and devil's claw

circa 1920-1930

$3700.

(mc2088)

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This is a finely woven miniature olla. Chemehuevi baskets rarely come onto the market and this one is a beautiful example. They were not a large tribe and they lived in a very harsh environment. However, they wove baskets of quality and refined design.