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Accession Number:
NA.506.68
Makers
Haida, Upper Pacific Northwest
Descriptions
cedar, bear grass
Names
lid, basket
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.

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