Gene Quintana Fine Arts

Cahuilla Mission olla basket with five condors

Item#: 5016-50

Mrs Castro's Olla Basket, a fine and rare olla-shaped basket decorated with five California condors and a meander, or Greek key fret design. The Cahuilla celebrated numerous avian species in their celebrated bird songs.
Circa: 1915
Diameter: 10 1/2in
Height: 7in
Pictured in the book Southern California Indian Basketry, page 97.