Basket

1966.1.132

Title
Snohomish Basket
Category
Creation Date
1931 – 1955

Dimensions

38.100 cm. H x 15.240 cm. D Item (Overall)

25.400 cm. Diameter

Height includes handle.

Description
"Basket. An 11 inch in diameter by 15 inch tall flexible basket with a braided handle, made from cedar roots and bark, varying in shades from light to dark brown. The lightest design running through the center is of the bark. The rim is scalloped and motif is carried out in the design of the basket. It was made by the Snohomish Indians Tulalip Agency, Tulalip, Washington. The Indians of the Northwest use the following weaves in basketry; twined, plaited, and coiled." This basket has 8 x 4 stitches per inch.

Related People and Organizations
Helbing, Cleora
Snohomish Indians
Geographic Notes
Tulalip, Washington
Geographic Names
Tulalip, Snohomish, Washington, United States, NA [48.06843,-122.29181] [id:5814047]

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