Root Gathering Bag


Twined, medium sized, soft cylinder, cornhusk bag. Hemp and cotton weft at top and base, balance cornhusk. Multiple, bird and human figures. Buckskin binding at top. Round section of cardboard inside bag to give it rounded shape. Reverse diagonal (left). Eight stitches per inch., height: 8 5/8"; Diameter: 6 3/4"

Cultural Narrative: 

This has a bird design and the men look like they have a stick in their hand. Arlita Rhoan

They could be seagulls, they don't look like the thunderbird, also there are geese. Valerie Switzler