Donor traded some old clothes for this basket. She believed it was made by a woman from Cape Mudge.
One Northern Coast Salish style rectangular basket with lid. Tapering sides. Footed base, inset rim for lid to fit over. Loop handles made of 2 coils at ends of basket Imbricated diamond pattern made of black-dye cherry bark, natural cherry bark and cornhusk. Shallow, flat lid. Has imbricated zig-zag decoration done in natural and dyed cherry bark.
Techniques: slat coiled, imbrication, loopwork
Materials: cedar root, cherry bark, corn husk
Overall dimensions: 57.5 cm long x 37.5 cm wide x 32.5 cm high