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|Haida, Northwest Coast|
|cedar, dyes, bear grass, glass beads|
|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.|
As of 06-14-2017 this object is on display in the Plains Indian Museum.
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