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Accession Number: NA.506.69

Date : 20th century

Dimensions: basket height: 2.125 in, Diameter: 3.75 in, lid height: .625 in, lid diameter: 3.75 in

Credit Line: Simplot Collection, Gift of J.R. Simplot

Remarks: Recreation and Ritual/Gifts and Novelty. Trinket basket with lid: Round twined basket, straight sides with slight shoulder below woven cedar bark rim, flat bottom of twill woven cedar slats and twining, sides wrap twined with beargrass in natural yellow and 2 dyed dark sea monster designs, one with 3 humps and one with 4 dyed orange band around bottom, designs also visible inside basket. Round twined flat lid with 1/2" sides, wrap twined with beargrass with large central dyed orange circle surrounded by dyed green "petals" on natural yellow background, dyed orange band around edge, large faceted blue glass Russian trade bead affixed to center with hot pink dyed fiber tie.

Synopsis: lid- basket- Haida- Northwest Coast- cedar- bear grass- dyes- glass beads- Recreation and Ritual/Gifts and Novelty. Trinket basket with lid: Round twined basket, straight sides with slight shoulder below woven cedar bark rim, flat bottom of twill woven cedar slats and twining, sides wrap twined with beargrass in natural yellow and 2 dyed dark sea monster designs, one with 3 humps and one with 4 dyed orange band around bottom, designs also visible inside basket. Round twined flat lid with 1/2" sides, wrap twined with beargrass with large central dyed orange circle surrounded by dyed green "petals" on natural yellow background, dyed orange band around edge, large faceted blue glass Russian trade bead affixed to center with hot pink dyed fiber tie.

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