Campell River, Vancouver Island Museum Photo Gallery

PRM 1985-031

PRM 1985-031
PRM 1985-031

Believed to have been made in the 1930’s.

The motif used on this basket also appears on a basketry table made by Agnes McInnes (see PR 1988-058).

This basket was suggested to be the work of  Mrs. Harry of Church House by Elizabeth Harry.



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Large rectangular basket with carrying handles (one of these has broken off).


Material: Cedar root, cedar wood slats.  Designs are rendered in bitter cherry bark (natural red colour and dyed black).

Designs: A composite beaded design made up of diamond shapes.

Techniques: Slat coiled body with a bundle coil rim and handles. False braid along edge of handles.  Designs are beaded.


Overall dimensions: 50 x 39 x 25 cm.

Date of manufacture: c.1930’s