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Object Name Basket
Catalog Number 1975.001.0059
Place of Origin Fraser Valley, Northwest Coast, British Columbia, Canada
Date 1880-1930
Year Range from 1880
Year Range to 1930
Made By Sto:lo (Fraser River Salish)
Used By Sto:lo (Fraser River Salish)
Object Description Coiled, oblong/rectangular form, larger at rim than base, rounded edges and corners. Buff and black imbrications in geometric motif. Handles made of cotton cord and textile attached at rim in various locations-- on one of shorter ends, at corner, and near second corner. Holes located along rim at other locations but no handles attached. Interior darkened, possibly from use of pitch or similar material as sealant.
Material plant material, cotton
Collection Native American-Worth Collection
Height (in) 8
Width (in) 13.25
Depth (in) 9.25
Diameter (in) 5