Campell River, Vancouver Island Museum Photo Gallery

MCR 983.21.1 A-B

MCR 983.21.1 A-B
MCR 983.21.1 A-B
MCR 983.21.1 A-B
Motif: Diamond
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Northern Coast Salish slat coil basket with lid.  Cylindrical shape.  Lid fits over recessed top coil.  Base of basket is 8 slats wide; walls 5 slats high; lid 11 slats wide.  Decorated with 4 pink and white diamond motifs.  Lid is fastened to the basket with white string.

Date of manufacture: ca. 1913

Techniques: slat coil, imbrication, false braiding (around lid rim)

Materials: split cedar wood slats, cedar root, corn husk


Overall dimensions:  Diameter - 17.5 cm; Height - 10.6 cm