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Basket

Basket Lid

Object Number:78-1-26
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: 4.5 cm
Outside Diameter:6.5 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Mary Elizabeth King, 1978

Description

Miniature size basket of circular shape. Twined weave. Natural straw color with decorative bands of brown and yellow around size of lid and bottom of basket. Four bird figures decorate basket and top of lid. Human figure in boat woven on side of basket. All figural designs woven in brown twine.

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