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Plains Indian Museum

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Accession Number: NA.506.68

Date : 20th century

Dimensions: basket height: 2 in, Diameter: 3 in, lid height: .5 in, lid diameter: 3.125 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 barle rim, flat bottom of woven cedar slats and twining; sides wrap twined with beargrass in natural yellow and two partial zigzaged bands of dyed red, narrow dyed black band around bottom, designs also visible inside basket. Round twined flat lid with 1/2" sides, wrap twined beargrass in natural yellow, circle of dyed green spots on lid, dyed green band around edge.

Synopsis: lid- basket- Upper Pacific Northwest- Haida- cedar- bear grass- Recreation and Ritual/Gifts and Novelty. Trinket basket with lid: Round twined basket, straight sides with slight shoulder below woven cedar barle rim, flat bottom of woven cedar slats and twining; sides wrap twined with beargrass in natural yellow and two partial zigzaged bands of dyed red, narrow dyed black band around bottom, designs also visible inside basket. Round twined flat lid with 1/2" sides, wrap twined beargrass in natural yellow, circle of dyed green spots on lid, dyed green band around edge.

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