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Title
Pomo basket maker Mabel McKay holding up basket sedge used in Pomo basket weavers
Date Created and/or Issued
1983
Contributing Institution
Sonoma County Library
Collection
Western Sonoma County Historical Society Collection
Rights Information
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Description
Photo--black and white: Pomo basket makers -Mabel McKay is pictured holding up sedge used in Pomo basket weavers. Sedge is gathered year 'round and is found near springs or along streams. The roots are soaked and stripped of bark to form long white strands which are used to weave baskets. Pomo basket makers have long been recognized as some of the premier basket weavers in the world. Their baskets are extraordinarily beautiful and encompass a variety of shapes, function, designs and styles of weaving.
Type
Image
Format
Still image
Identifier
0446acef-8937-40e1-821b-b993cb81e38d
https://digital.sonomalibrary.org/documents/detail/50085
https://images.quartexcollections.com/sonomalibrary/thumbnails/preview/0446acef-8937-40e1-821b-b993cb81e38d
cdm/ref/collection/p15763coll11/id/4689
Subject
Pomo Indians

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