Carrying basket (or coiled pack basket)

Native American (Lataxat [Klikitat])
about 1890


Object Place: Columbia River area, Washington

Dimensions

Overall: 31.1 x 26.4 x 26.4 cm (12 1/4 x 10 3/8 x 10 3/8 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

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Basketry

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