Coiled basket

Description: 

Oval, cedar bundle construction, tightly, coiled basket. Dark in color with no designs. Curved sides, flare then taper at top. Braided rim is broken in some places. Sweatlodge basket, Okanagon per Lynn Harrison 1991, width: 6 3/8"; height: 6",

Original Date: 
1875-1900
Language: 
English
Rights: 
Copyright for permission to reproduce Northwest Museum of Arts & Culture/Eastern Washington State Historical Society Spokane, Washington
Source: 
AI Collection
Publisher: 
EWSHS/MAC
Identifier: 
MAC_11968
Type: 
Format: 
Author: 
admin
Cultural Narrative: 

This looks like a cooking basket, with really tiny weave, with breakage here and there and very well used. You can see the marks from the hot rocks to heat up the food. Elaine Emerson

Title: 
Coiled basket
Contributor: 
Identifier: 
MAC_11968_COL
Author: 
admin