|The wild rose was traditionally an important source of
vitamin C in the Shoshoni diet in the form of rose hips. It appears in
Shoshoni arts in two different forms: side view and top view. The side
view of the rose, shown at left in beadwork by Candy Titus, provides a
more concrete image.
The top view of the rose is more abstract, and is represented by five-fold symmetry, as shown in this decorated bag from the tribal museum: