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This rectangular basket was fashioned using "beaded" on coiled work with imbrication. The woven pattern on the bottom is paralle rows. The ground color is brown, and the designs are in ecru, red, and brown.

Provenance

Collected in Clallam, Washington. Gift of George Meacham in 1916.

Credit Line

Gift of George F. Meacham

Native American (probably Lillooet), about 1880–1900

Object Place

Fraser River region, Interior British Columbia, Canada

Dimensions

21.0 x 27.9 x 21.6 cm (8.25 x 11 x 8.5 in.)

Accession Number

16.128

Medium or Technique

Red cedar, bear grass

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Basketry