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NA.506.67
Upper Pacific Northwest | Ha...
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NA.506.67 | 20th Century | basket height: 2 in, Diameter: 2.875 in, lid height: .5 in, lid diameter: 3 in | Simplot Collection, Gift from J.R. Simplot | Recreation and Ritual/Gifts and Novelty. Trinket basket with lid: Round twined basket, straight sides with slight shoulder at top, cedar bark woven rim, flat bottom with plaited cedar bark slats and twining, sides wrap twined with beargrass in natural yellow, dyed red boat motifs and dyed green bird motifs over a dyed purple line, designs also visible inside basket. Round twined flat lid with 1/2" sides, wrap twined with beargrass in natural yellow, dyed red star in center, dyed purple band around lower edge. | na.506.67.jpg | basket | lid | bear grass | cedar | Upper Pacific Northwest | Haida

NA.506.76
Lower Pacific Northwest | Ma...
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NA.506.76 | late 19th century-early 20th century | basket height: 2.125 in, Diameter: 4 in, lid height: .625 in, lid diameter: 3.875 in | Simplot Collection, Gift of J.R. Simplot | Recreation and Ritual/Gifts and Novelty. Trinket basket with lid: Round twined basket, straight sides with woven cedar bark rim, flat bottom has plaited cedar bark slats in center and twining over slats, sides are wrap twined with beargrass in natural yellow and 2 bands around bottom in dyed red with 4 dyed black birds above bands. Round twined flat lid at 5/8" side, wrap twined with beargrass in natural yellow and dyed black large central circle surrounded by a yellow and a black band, side has two narrow dyed red bands around lower edge. Basket rim broken and missing pieces. | na.506.76.jpg | basket | bear grass | cedar bark | Lower Pacific Northwest | Makah

NA.506.70
Northwest Coast | Nootka | M...
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NA.506.70 | ca. 1900 | basket height: 3.25 in, Diameter: 5.25 in, lid height: 1 in, lid diameter: 5.625 in | Simplot Collection, Gift of J.R. Simplot | FUNCTION: Recreational and Ritual/Gifts and Novelty. Trinket basket, straight sides with woven cedar bark rim, flat bottom of twined cedar bark, sides wrap twined with beargrass; in natural yellow with traces of geometric designs in faded blue and yellow inside basket colors are vibrant with a geometric patterned band around middle in yellow and blue-violet and 3 stripes around bottom in wine and wine with yellow spots. Round twined flat lid with 1" sides, wrap twined with beargrass in natural yellow with traces of faded orange zigzag designs on top and faded yellow and orange bands around sides, inside lid colors are vibrant with a navy blue zigzag edged center circle surrounded by a border of red and and outer band of orange and blue-violet chevrons, also 2 wine and 2 yellow bands around sides. || Twined beargrass basket with lid. Plaited cedar base, cedar warps and rimrod. Dye faded and damage to rim on basket (Bryn Potter: 7/2013- AMD). | NA.506.70.JPG | NA.506.70dtl1.JPG | NA.506.70dtl2.JPG | basket | lid | bear grass | cedar bark | dye | Northwest Coast | Nootka | Makah

NA.506.74
Makah | Lower Pacific Northw...
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NA.506.74 | 20th Century | H: .75 in, Diameter: 5.375 in | Simplot Collection, Gift of J.R. Simplot | Ritual and Recreation; Gifts and Novelties. Trinket basket lid: Round flat twined with 3/4" sides, cedar bark wrap twined with beargrass in natural yellow and center dyed purple flower motif with dyed hot pink border inside two concentric bands of alternating triangles in dyed purple and yellow, edge has a purple row next to a hot pink and yellow row on the corner and a hot pink row down the side, side has 2 purple rows and purple edge. | na.506.74.jpg | basket lid | bear grass | cedar bark | Makah | Lower Pacific Northwest

NA.106.779
Southwest | Papago | Arizona...
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NA.106.779 | ca. 1880 | Diameter: 15 in, depth: 4 in | Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Harris A. Thompson | na.106.779.jpg | basket | Willow | bear grass | devil's claw | Southwest | Papago | Arizona | Tohono O'odham

NA.506.75
Lower Pacific Northwest | Ma...
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NA.506.75 | 20th century | basket height: 2 in, Diameter: 4 in, lid height: 1.5 in, lid diameter: 3.125 in | Simplot Collection, Gift of J.R. Simplot | Recreational and Ritual/Gifts and Novelty. Trinket Basket with lid: Round twined basket, straight sides with deep shoulder, flat bottom of twined cedar bark, sides wrap twined with beargrass in natural yellow and top bands of dyed navy, yellow and red, bottom bands of dyed navy, yellow and purple, center band has dyed yellow horizontal Z on dyed green band with purple border. Round twined lid with top knot, 7/16" woven cedar sides, wrap twined beargrass in natural yellow and repeat of basket band in green and purple, top knot has dyed orange top and dyed navy blue sides. | na.506.75.jpg | basket | bear grass | cedar bark | Lower Pacific Northwest | Makah

19.00.60
Yurok/Carok/Hupa | NW Califo...
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19.00.60 | H: 4 in, Diameter: 9.5 in, diameter of opening: 8.25 in | Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Forrest Fenn | Coiled spruce root over a willow or hazel foundation with a bear grass design cooking bowl basket. Base is three strand twining; bordered by one inch diagonal twining. The design is plain twined with a half twist overlay by two rows of lattice twining.. The bowl has a burn hole and wear marks from stirring (Bryn Potter: 7/2013- AMD). | 19.00.60.jpg | basket | spruce root | bear grass | hazel | Willow | Yurok/Carok/Hupa | NW California

19.00.118
Yurok/Carok/Hupa | NW Califo...
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19.00.118 | H: 4 in, diameter of opening: 9.25 in | Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Forrest Fenn | Bowl shaped basket, wide opening, zig-zag design. | Food basket used for cooking with wear marks on bottom and rim damage on one side. Spruce root twined over a willow or hazel bundle, design is plain twined bear grass (Bryn Potter: 7/2013- AMD). | 19.00.118.jpg | basket | bear grass | hazel | Willow | spruce root | Yurok/Carok/Hupa | NW California

NA.506.69
Haida | Northwest Coast | li...
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NA.506.69 | 20th century | basket height: 2.125 in, Diameter: 3.75 in, lid height: .625 in, lid diameter: 3.75 in | Simplot Collection, Gift of J.R. Simplot | 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. | NA.506.69.JPG | NA.506.69.jpg | lid | basket | cedar | dyes | bear grass | glass beads | Haida | Northwest Coast

NA.506.143
Makah | Northwest Coast | No...
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NA.506.143 | 20th century | Diameter: 2.625 in, H: 1.75 in, H: .875 in, Diameter: 2.75 in | Bequest of Nancy-Carroll Draper | FUNCTION: Ritual and Recreation: Gifts and Novelties. Basket with Lid, Nootka/Makah, 20th century. Cedar bark, beargrass, dye. || Miniature trinket basket with lid. The dyed designs are faded on the exterior. The basket has a plaited base, wrapped twining, and cedar rim wrap. The designs are a sea wolf and two man in a canoe. Made for sale (Bryn Potter: 7/2013- AMD). | na.506.143.jpg | Animal | floral | basket | bear grass | cedar bark | dye | Makah | Northwest Coast | Nootka

NA.506.66
Tlingit | Upper Pacific Nort...
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NA.506.66 | 20th century | basket height: 3 in, Diameter: 4.25 in, lid height: .875 in, lid diameter: 4.375 in | Simplot Collection, gift of J.R. Simplot | FUNCTION: Recreation and Ritual/Gifts and Novelty Trinket basket with lid: Round twined basket, straight sides, flat bottom, natural brown western red cedar (?) and stika spruce root, false embroidery of beargrass with band of fretwork in dyed purple bordered top and bottom with rows of spots in dyed purple and yellow. Round twined flat lid with 5/8" sides, natural brown with false emroidered central band of 2 rows each dyed purple and yellow spots. | NA.506.66.JPG | basket | lid | spruce root | bear grass | red cedar | Tlingit | Upper Pacific Northwest

NA.506.65
Tlingit | Northwest Coast | ...
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NA.506.65 | ca. 1900 | basket height: 1.75 in, Diameter: 3.5 in, lid height: 1.375 in, lid diameter: 3.625 in | Simplot Collection, gift of J.R. Simplot | FUNCTION: Recreation and Ritual/Gift and Novelties. Trinket basket with lid: Round twined basket, straight sides, slightly concave bottom, natural yellow sitka spruceroot (?) and beargrass; false embroidery, dark brown fretwork band around middle with row of black spots above and below, green spots along corner where sides and bottom meet. Round twined lid with flared knob, band of false embroidery, dark brown parallelograms with row of black spots above and below around lid and knob, green spots along lid and knob edges 1/2" lid sides fit over basket rim. | NA.506.65.JPG | lid | basket | bear grass | spruce root | Tlingit | Northwest Coast

NA.506.77
Lower Pacific Northwest | Ma...
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NA.506.77 | 20th century | H: 1 in, Diameter: 6.875 in | Simplot Collection, gift of J.R. Simplot | Ritual and Recreation; Gifts and Novelties. Trinket basket lid: Round flat twined lid with 1" sides, cedar bark base wrap twined with beargrass in natural yellow and dyed colors faded on the outside but still bright on the insided- large center "flower" in blue, surrounding band in green with yellow parallelograms, outer band with one zigzag edge in blue and pink, green and yellow bands around side. | na.506.77.jpg | basket lid | cedar bark | bear grass | Lower Pacific Northwest | Makah

NA.403.233
Plateau | saddle bag | bear ...
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NA.403.233 | ca. 1880 | L: 47 in, width: 18.5 in | The Paul Dyck Plains Indian Buffalo Culture Collection, acquired through the generosity of the Dyck family and additional gifts of the Nielson Family and the Estate of Margaret S. Coe | Woven saddlebags with flaps, connected by two wide straps. Twined weaving technique, decorative overlay designs possibly bear grass (Xerophyllum tenax). Repeating triangle design on body and straps, connected diamonds on flaps. Traces of natural dyes, dark brown and possibly green. | na.403.233.jpg | na.403.233v2.jpg | saddle bag | bear grass | cotton twine | hemp | natural dyes | tanned hide | Plateau

NA.506.72
Lower Pacific Northwest | No...
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NA.506.72 | 20th century | basket height: 1.5 in, Diameter: 3.375 in, lid height: .625 in, lid diameter: 3.5 in | Simplot Collection, gift of J.R. Simplot | Recreation and Ritual/Gifts and Novelty. Trinket basket with lid: Round twined basket, straight sides with woven cedar bark rim, flat bottom of twined cedar bark, sides wrap twined with beargrass in natural yellow with one zigzag band of dyed purple and 2 narrow bands of dyed blue separated by a band of dyed yellow. Round twined flat lid with 5/8" sides; wrap twined with beargrass, top has four concentric bands, center is dyed green, next is 2 dyed purple with dyed yellow between, next is zigzag dyed blue and finally 2 more dyed purple separated by dyed yellow, around side is 2 dyed blue separated by dyed yellow. Basket has a hole thru the side. | na.506.72.jpg | lid | basket | cedar | bear grass | Lower Pacific Northwest | Nootka

NA.106.604
Northern Plateau | Chilcotin...
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NA.106.604 | 1875-1952 | H: 11 in, L: 10.875 in, width: 10.25 in | Simplot Collection, Gift of J.R. Simplot | Utensils and Implements, Household. Oval coiled basket, flat bottom slightly flaring sides, natural brown spurce or cedar bark or root, imbricated vertical zigzags in natural yellow and dyed purple beargrass with "filler" triangles between zigzags in yellow with dyed purple and/or green triangles inside, white buckskin strap woven around upper edge. | na.106.604.jpg | zigzag | burden basket | root | bear grass | Buckskin | bark | Northern Plateau | Chilcotin

NA.106.603
Northwest Coast | Haida | Tl...
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NA.106.603 | late 19th century-early 20th century | H: 8.875 in, bottom width: 7 in | Simplot Collection, Gift of J.R. Simplot | Utility and Implements, Household. Round twined basket, flat bottom, slightly flaring sides, natural brown spruce root with paired zigzag lines worked into the twining, false embroidery designs are dyed red and dark blue beargrass in two bands of fret work motif separated by a band of alternating striped parallelograms, bottom has 2 checkerboard woven bands, one red and one blue. || Plain twined basket with a design of plain twined over multiple warps and diagonal twining. The basket is fragile with loss at the rim and cracks at base and on the side (Bryn Potter: 7/2013- AMD). | NA.106.603.JPG | parallelograms | checkerboard | zigzag | basket | dye | cedar | bear grass | Northwest Coast | Haida | Tlingit

NA.106.808
Arizona | Tohono O'odham | P...
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NA.106.808 | Diameter: 6.5 in | Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Harris A. Thompson | Made as a product to sell. | na.106.808.jpg | basket | bear grass | yucca leaf | Arizona | Tohono O'odham | Papago | Southwest

NA.106.609
Hat Creek | Northeastern Cal...
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NA.106.609 | 20th Century | H: 6.25 in, Diameter: 7.625 in | Simplot Collection, Gift of J.R. Simplot | Utensils & Implements, Household. Round twined basket, convex side, flat bottom, natural tan willow ? and yellow pine root, sides full twist overlaid with natural yellow beargrass with 9 "pinetree" motifs in reddish brown, negative image inside basket, at top and bottom are sawtooth bands of reddish brown and plain bands of yellow and tan. Arrived with lid NA.106.610 but is a different style. | na.106.609.jpg | pine tree | sawtooth | basket | Willow | pine | bear grass | root | Hat Creek | Northeastern California

NA.205.100
Makah | Northwest Coast | No...
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NA.205.100 | 20th century | H: 11.75 in, Diameter: 10.5 in | Bequest of Nancy-Carroll Draper | Dress and Adornment - Status Symbols and Insignia of Office. Hat, Northwest coast, 20th century. Cedar bark, bear grass. Design of man in boat and whale, repeated on center, cone shape, and bulb top. 11 ¾" tall 10 ½" Diam. || Plain twined whaler's hat with wrapped twining designs. There is a section of diagonal twining below the top point, and three sections of plain twining over more thsn one warp. The rim warps are folded over and stitched down. The inside band is plaited cedar and stitched in place. The designs are two whales and two hunters in two canoes (Bryn Potter: 7/2013- AMD). | na.205.100.jpg | NA.205.100 & .101.jpg | whale | human | hat | bear grass | dye | cedar bark | Makah | Northwest Coast | Nootka

NA.506.73
Lower Pacific Northwest | Ma...
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NA.506.73 | 20th century | basket height: 2.625 in, Diameter: 4.125 in, lid height: .5 in, lid diameter: 3.375 in | Simplot Collection, Gift of J.R. Simplot | Ritual and Recreation; Gifts and Novelties. Trinket basket with lid: Round twined basket, straight sides with deep shoulder at top and woven cedar bark rim, flat bottom with woven cedar bark slats at center and twining around outside, sides wrap twined with beargrass in natural yellow and dyed navy blue and yellow bands at top and bottom with a central band of staggered parallelograms in dyed navy and orange stripes. Round twined flat lid with 3/8" sides, wrap twined with beargrass in natural yellow, center radial star is dyed blue-black, outer band has zigzag dyed yellow center flanked by dyed blue-black, side has rows of blue-black, orange and purple. | na.506.73.jpg | basket | lid | cedar bark | bear grass | Lower Pacific Northwest | Makah or Nootka

1.67.36
Shasta | Karok | Wintu | Nor...
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1.67.36 | H: 8 in, Diameter: 14 in, diameter of opening: 6.5 in | Gift of the Coe Foundation | Karok twined weave basket with dark brown geometric design, cloth trimming on top edge, n.d. Gift of above source, 1967 Catalog No. 521. Condition: Tear on side repaired with tape. Origin: When - 8-24-89 Jim Haas of Butterfield said this is Modoc. (EAB) | Shasta or Wintu plain twined spruce root over a hazel or willow foundation. The bear grass and maidenhair fern design is a full twist overlay. Cotton cloth is stitched around the opening. A Shasta or Wintu affiliation is preferred because of the added additional warps leading to the undulating appearance in the shape (Bryn Potter: 7/2013- AMD). | 1.67.36.jpg | Animal | geometric | basket | spruce root | Willow | hazel | bear grass | cotton fabric | maidenhair fern | Shasta | Karok | Wintu | Northeastern California

NA.506.68
Haida | Upper Pacific Northw...
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NA.506.68 | 20th century | basket height: 2 in, Diameter: 3 in, lid height: .5 in, lid diameter: 3.125 in | Simplot Collection, Gift of J.R. Simplot | 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. | NA.506.68.JPG | basket | lid | bear grass | cedar | Haida | Upper Pacific Northwest

NA.106.550
Yurok/Carok/Hupa | basket | ...
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NA.106.550 | H: 15 in, Diameter: 17 in | Utensils and Implements, Household. Large round basket, concave base; zig-zag design running diagonally up sides; conifer root foundation with hazel or willow warp; design done in maidenhair fern stems and beargrass. | na.106.550.JPG | NA.106.550.JPG | zigzag | diagonal | basket | fern | or | Willow | warp | bear grass | cedar | stems | hazel | root | Yurok/Carok/Hupa