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Jemez Pueblo
c 1980
After the Spanish arrived in New Mexico, baskets of this type were used for washing grain. The basket was dipped in the river, and as it was raised, water drained out with the dirt, leaving the grain behind.
Yucca fiber. D 53.5, H 17.5 cm [D 21, H 7 inches]
Bandelier National Monument, BAND 3051