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Miniature basket

Native American (Nuu-chah-nulth)
about 1990
Frances Williams (Native American (Nuu-chah-nulth), 1919–1996)

Object Place: Bamfield, British Columbia


Overall: 5.7 x 5.1 cm (2 1/4 x 2 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Woven reeds or grass, dyed

Not On View


Americas, Contemporary Art



Purple bird, green wings and purple tipped lid.


Before 2011, purchased by Dale and Doug Anderson from Quintana Galleries of Native American Art, Portland, Oregon; 2012, gift of the Andersons to the MFA. (Accession date: June 27, 2012)

Credit Line

Gift of Dale and Doug Anderson