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Basket

Basket Lid

Object Number:78-1-27
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Makah
Provenience: Washington (U. S. State)
Culture Area: Northwest Coast Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Cedar Bark
Grass
Technique:Basketry
Height: 5.2 cm
Outside Diameter:7.1 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Mary Elizabeth King, 1978

Description

Twined miniature basket of circular shape. Natural straw color with decorative bands of purple and yellow on basket and on lid, of purple, yellow, green, pink, and orange. Center of lid is woven in purple. Five animal figures are woven in purple twine around the side of the basket.

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