Basket Lid


From: Washington (U. S. State)

Curatorial Section: American

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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

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.

Height 5.2 cm
Outside Diameter 7.1 cm
Credit Line Gift of Mary Elizabeth King, 1978

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