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Northwest Coast 50 Quinalt Quilete Skokomish 3 Washington
spruce root 15 dogbane 3 tanned hide 162 wild cherry bark 3 bear grass 45
basket 234
twisted string flexible weave
H: 5.75 in, diameter of opening: 6.25 in
Credit Line:
Gift of The Coe Foundation
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).
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