Campell River, Vancouver Island Museum Photo Gallery

PRM 1963-019

PRM 1963-019
PRM 1963-019
PRM 1963-019
Motif: X shape

Maker:  Attributed to Louise Dominic by Elizabeth Harry

Nation: Sliammon

The ‘signature strip’ at the basket base appears to have consisted of 5 vertical lines.


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Large, rectangular, slat coiled basket with a single round of bundle coil topping the basket walls.  This basket originally had handles at either end.  These have now broken off.

Materials: cedar wood slats, split spruce or cedar roots. Designs are rendered in bitter cherry bark, both in its natural red state and dyed black.  White design elements are of an unknown plant material.

Dimensions: 30.5 cm high x 50 cm long x 36cm wide.