From: Washington (U. S. State) | Hood Canal

Curatorial Section: American

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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

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.

Height 6.6 Measurement Unit Not Provided
Length 14.9 Measurement Unit Not Provided
Width 13.4 Measurement Unit Not Provided
Credit Line Exchange with George G. Heye, 1917
Other Number 5/7888 - Collector Number

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