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Miniature basket

Boatsmen and black and purple birds.

Provenance

Before 2011, purchased by Dale and Doug Anderson from Quintana Galleries of Native American Art (Portland, Oregon); 2012, gift of the Andersons to the MFA. (Accession date: June 27, 2012)

Credit Line

Gift of Dale and Doug Anderson

Native American (Nuu-chah-nulth), about 1990

Object Place

Bamfield, British Columbia

Dimensions

Overall: 7 x 6.7 cm (2 3/4 x 2 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

2012.404

Medium or Technique

Woven reeds or grass, dyed

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Basketry