California Washoe Polychrome Bowl Basket
California Washoe Polychrome Bowl Basket with two rows of zig zag motif, Circa early 20th Century. A beautiful example, constructed of willow, redbud and mud dyed bracken fern root. The Washoe, whose territory centered at lake Tahoe and extended on the Eastern slopes of the Sierra Nevada Mountains in Nevada, extended to Carson City, were noted basket makers. Measures 7 1/2" in diameter by 3 3/6" tall. In excellent original condition. No damage - crisp and clean. Has a nice light patina overall.