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Accession Number:
NA.506.67
Makers
Upper Pacific Northwest, Haida
Descriptions
bear grass, cedar
Names
basket, lid
Date:
20th Century
Dimensions:
basket height: 2 in, Diameter: 2.875 in, lid height: .5 in, lid diameter: 3 in
Credit Line:
Simplot Collection, Gift from J.R. Simplot
Remarks:
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.

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