Native American (Nootka or Makah)
Object Place: Canada or U.S.A., Lower Pacific Northwest
4.44 cm (1 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Cedar bark and bear grass
Not On View
Trinket basket having red, orange, and purple designs incorporated in close warp twining. Cedar bark plaited start. Central sunburst design on lid; sides of lid and bottom of basket are encircled with colored bands, and a Z-shaped geometric design appears four times around body of basket.
Collected by Margret Withers between 1955-60 purchased from the daughter of the original owner. Given to the Museum in 1992.
Gift of Margret Craver Withers