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Plain twined cylindrical basket having a clustered double and single band of false embroidery in yellow bear grass one and three quarters of an inch from the rim and three quarters of an inch from the base. Between these borders are two birds, possibly a duck and a thunderbird, also in false...

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Provenance

Mrs. Robert deForest. To Mrs. Morgan K. Smith by 1960. Gift of Mrs. Morgan K. Smith in 1990.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Morgan K. Smith

Native American (possibly Makah), about 1920

Object Place

Washington, United States

Dimensions

15.87 x 17.78 x 17.78 cm (6 1/4 x 7 x 7 in.)

Accession Number

1990.161

Medium or Technique

Cedar bark and bear grass

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Basketry