Hemispherical woman's hat with flat base and curved sides; Woven primarily in plain twining with 3-strand twining on base and near rim; Design is in bear grass and woodwardia and maidenhair fern and is divided into 3 registers; Whirling sunburst motif is on crown; Middle and rim registers show stacked parallelograms with serrated ends ("Sharp Tooth" pattern). Dimensions (cm) Height = 9.0, Max Diam = 19.0
Hemispherical woman's hat with flat base and rounded sides; Woven primarily in plain twining with 3-strand twining on base; Design is in bear grass and woodwardia and maidenhair fern in half-twist overlay and is divided into 3 registers; On base or crown is central circle with 4 hooked elements; Middle and rim registers contain brown triangle bordered by stacked black triangles. Dimensions (cm) Height = 9.4, Max Diam = ca. 16.2
Cylindrical quiver with flat base and vertical sides; Woven primarily on 2-strand twining over tule cordage warps, with 3-strand twining of tule cordage wefts on base and just below rim; Warp ends are reinforced with rod and coil-wrapped in raffia; Designs on exterior sides consist of 2 broad zigzag lines that spiral very gradually from base to rim; Leather loop is attached at rim. Dimensions (cm) Height = 52.5, Max Diam = 17.5
Partially woven woman's hat with rounded base and sides; Woven primarily in 2-strand twining with 3-strand twining at basket start and near juncture where sides turn upward; Designs are woven in half-twist overlay technique and include 2 concentric bands on base and band of positive and negative triangles on sides; Exposed warp rods extend beyond rim of completed portion of hat.
Woman's hat with extended bill forming a baseball-style hat; Woven primarily in plain twining with 3-strand twining on base and lattice twining on base and near rim; Rim on extended "bill" is wrapped; All designs done in bear grass and woodwardia and maidenhair ferns in half-twist overlay and include geometrics and plain bands; Extended "bill" shows several bands of exposed warps. Dimensions (cm) Height = 11.5, Max Diam = 18.5, Max Length = 25.0
Women's Basket Caps. These caps are symbolic of the Hupa culture, with the complex geometric designs woven into various materials. Worn by women during religious festivals and on formal occasions, they are made of hazel sticks, black fern, bear grass, willow roots, porcupine quills and maiden hair ferns. LBD