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Carrying basket (or coiled pack basket)

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Fully imbricated carrying basket with "Geese in Flight" pattern; rim has nine carrying loops.

Provenance

Acquired by the donors at a Seahawk Auction, Maple Ridge, British Columbia, Canada, in June 2006, lot 98. (Accession Date: December 17, 2008)

Credit Line

Gift of Arthur Beale and Teri Hensick

Native American (Lataxat [Klikitat]), about 1890

Object Place

Columbia River area, Washington

Dimensions

Overall: 30.5 x 26 cm (12 x 10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

2008.1503

Medium or Technique

Coiled cedar and spruce, completely imbricated with bear grass, wild cherry bark, and horsetail or dyed cedar bark

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Basketry