Storage Basket


Bowl shape, red brown cedar bark warp and weft. Twined, four rows to the inch 2 1/2 stitches to the inch. Warp ends turned to inside and secured by weft twining., height: 5 1/4"; Width at Top: 10 1/4", William Manning organized his collection by categories listing this basket in the category: Medium Hard Weave and noting its origin as Colville Indians. Source: Accession record 1, Northwest Museum of Arts & Culture, 1926 W. M. Manning Indian Collection inventory.

Cultural Narrative: 

This is cedar bark not coiled, the band is twined like you do sally bags and the twine goes down. Elaine Emerson