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Object Number:29-175-665
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Quileute
Provenience: Washington (U. S. State)
Culture Area: Northwest Coast Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Cedar Bark
Grass
Technique:Basketry
Height: 6.7 cm
Outside Diameter:14.2 cm
Credit Line:Exchange with George G. Heye, 1917
Other Number:5/ 7798 - Collector Number

Description

Small, round with flaring sides. Bundle foundation with grass stitching. Three units of 3 short stepped bands in purple around sides, while bottom has continuous band of purple, orange and purple. Purple may be native dye (berry juice?); orange probably aniline. Edge: plain finish.

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