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[utility basket]

Utility basket, Northern Northwest Coast culture area / Haida, ca. 1880-1910. Handmade using spruce root in twined technique. Round base has stitches radiating out from center. Sides are straight and without decoration. The rim edge has a tighter weave. Black line visible on interior 1" below rim edge. Rim ends turned inward and held down with stitches.

Details

Creation Date: ca. 1880-1910

Catalog ID: 2019.0.117

Object Types: basket

Creator: North American Indian, Northern Northwest Coast culture area, Haida

Dimensions: Height 10.875 in . diameter 11.125 in Note: rim measurement. diameter 9 in Note: base measurement

Related Subjects: Northern Northwest Coast culture area, Haida, North American Indian, Native American, containers