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Plains Indian Museum

Lower Pacific Northwest 9 Makah or Nootka
cedar bark 11 bear grass 45
basket 234 lid 25
20th century
basket height: 2.625 in, Diameter: 4.125 in, lid height: .5 in, lid diameter: 3.375 in
Credit Line:
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.
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