bibs in rowcount Bag - 29-175-609 | Collections - Penn Museum



From: Canada | British Columbia

Curatorial Section: American

Object Number 29-175-609
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Bella Bella
Provenience Canada | British Columbia
Culture Area Northwest Coast Culture Area
Section American
Materials Cedar Bark
Technique Basketry

Flat purse-like bag with a scalloped flap which comes down over entire front (all made in one piece) A strap sewed on at top corners with cotton thread. Strap which ends in 2 pairs twisted cords, is diagonal checkerwork. Bag is plain checker with twill-like design made by blackening of every other warp and weft and wefts at intervals crossing over 2 warps, warps under 2 wefts. Design on flap changes.

Length 35.5 cm
Width 24 cm
Credit Line Exchange with George G. Heye, 1917
Other Number 6/9540 - Collector Number

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