Beaded Trinket Basket


Twined, "sally" bag type. Covered entirely with muslin, exterior beaded (overlay) of horizontal rows of red transparent, white and black in alternating step design. The bottom is light blue with green. Handle of muslin with light blue, green and pink (transparent). Black diagonal around rim., height: 4 1/2"; Diameter: 5"


A finely made cedar basket.

Cultural Narrative: 

The red ones they put on the buckskin dresses, they used to do that, brown ones too, my Mom did that. Arlita Rhoan

You can tell by the beads, the beads are old, the blue ones anyway. You can't find the chalked cherry colors anymore. Maxine Switzler

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