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Object Number:29-175-660
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Quileute
Provenience: Washington (U. S. State)
Culture Area: Northwest Coast
Section:American
Materials:Cedar Bark
Grass
Technique:Basketry
Height: 17.5 cm
Length: 28 cm
Width: 20.5 cm
Credit Line:Exchange with George G. Heye, 1917
Other Number:5/7905 - Collector Number

Description

Rectangular; flexible. Cedar bark and marsh grass. Bottom plaited with grass-strips of equal width- with cedar bark splints placed horizontally on top of grass only narrower than it. Sides have broad horizontal cedar strips plaited with grass while brown cedar strips of smae width as grass form two bands of checkerboard work between broad strips. Also at bottom of each broad strip and below rim are two twined rows of grass. RIm bound with grass.

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