From: Canada | British Columbia

Curatorial Section: American

Object Number 29-48-398
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Canada | British Columbia
Culture Area Northwest Coast Culture Area
Section American
Materials Cedar Bark
Technique Basketry

Woven. Design in border formed of bark, black and green.

In these mats, some of the bark is left its natural colour which is a deep brown; some is bleached a lighter brown; some is soaked in water until it is a greenish black. The green is probably not cedar but alder or willow soaked in "dead" water (that of a lake, for instance)

Length 198.1 cm
Width 61 cm
Credit Line Exchange with George G. Heye, 1919
Other Number 6/9309 - Collector Number

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