Beverly A. Straube
Incorporating the Other: A Seventeenth-Century Virginia Indian Basket Rendered in Clay

Ceramics in America 2011

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  • Figure 1
    Figure 1

    Basket pot, attributed to Robert Cotton, Jamestown, Virginia, 1608–1611. Unglazed earthenware. H. 10". (Courtesy, Preservation Virginia; photo, Michael D. Lavin.)

  • Figure 2
    Figure 2

    (Left) Modeling clay impression of the rim of the basket pot illustrated in fig. 1 alongside (right) the actual rim sherd, showing the pattern of twined fiber.