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Whitney Western Art Museum

Makers
Northwest Coast 50 Quinalt Quilete Skokomish 3 Washington
Descriptions
spruce root 15 dogbane 3 tanned hide 162 wild cherry bark 3 bear grass 45
Names
basket 234
Subjects
twisted string flexible weave
Dimensions:
H: 5.75 in, diameter of opening: 6.25 in
Credit Line:
Gift of The Coe Foundation
Remarks:
Skokomish basket of flexible weave, twisted string around top. Gift of the above source, 1967 catalog no. 509. | Plain twined beargrass berry basket with a 1/2 twist overlay from northwest Washington. Cherry bark design at top with a 1/2 twist overlay. Dogbane cordage for a carrying strap. A tanned knot could be evidence of belt loops (Bryn Potter: 7/2013- AMD).
Accession Number:
1.67.309

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