Lousie Harry specifically stated that she used hemlock root for this basket.
Rectangular Northern Coast Salish basket of slat coil construction flaring slightly at rim. Cherry bark decoration and scalloped loopwork along rim.
Materials: hemlock root, bitter cherry bark, cedar wood slats.
Technique: Base is composed of 8 cedar slats. Most slats are 1 cm wide, except the edge strips which are 0.7 cm wide. Walls are four slats high - slats 2.2 cm wide. The scalloped edge of the rim is a wrapped bundle, one element of which is a plastic wire.
Decoration: a beaded diamond-shaped motif on each wall.
Overall Dimensions: Length - 15.5 cm (base), 18 cm (top); Width - 9.1 cm (base), 12.7 cm (top); Height - 9.5 cm