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Object Number:29-175-681
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Salish
Twana
Provenience: Washington (U. S. State)
Hood Canal
Culture Area: Northwest Coast Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Marsh Grass (uncertain)
Pigment
Technique:Basketry
Height: 6.6
Length: 14.9
Width: 13.4
Credit Line:Exchange with George G. Heye, 1917
Other Number:5/7888 - Collector Number

Description

Grass (marsh?); coiled; grass stitching and in coil bundle. roundish-oval with flat bottom, curved sides with shoulder and short "neck". Decoration: dying some of weft black and red and creating a series of diamonds (with top point squashed) around sides- in a checkerboard outline. Stitches bifurcated. Dyes are probably native.

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