080321-52 Maidu basket, winnowing tray
7" x 19 1/2" x 17"
Large scoop form winnower of redbud.
More photos on file and available upon request. Provenance: Family from Fresno County, collected Yokuts from the Sycamore Reservation, as well as Washoe, Maidu and Paiute baskets ... grandmother had a store in the 1920 and would trade baskets for goods. Collectors also collected Hopi pottery and southwestern baskets in the 1930s and 1940s, and other family members continued collecting various baskets until 1975.