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Object Name Basket
Other Name Trinket Basket
Catalog Number 1975.001.0023A-B
Place of Origin Northwest Coast, North America
Date 1860-1930
Year Range from 1860.0
Year Range to 1930.0
Made By Wakashan linguistic group, Makah or Nuu-chah-nulth (Nootka)
Used By Wakashan linguistic group, Makah or Nuu-chah-nulth (Nootka)
Object Description Basket (A) and lid (B). Basket is round and same width throughout height. Lid fits over top rim. Cedarbark warp, plaited base. Tan base color, with design of whaling scene interwoven on sides (two canoes with people, one whale). Geometric banded designs on side near bottom, and on lid. Colors include red, yellow, and black.
Material cedar bark, grass
Collection Native American-Worth Collection
Height (in) 2.5
Width (in) 4.5