Washington / British Columbia, United States / Canada, North America
30 Aug 2012
1887 to 1930
Coiled basket with diagonal zig-zag patterns (stepped-patterned?) in brown and black/dark brown. Decorative rim with nine bunches of cellulose basketry (each approx. 3 cm) attached to top.
Typed note inside vessel says: "19. Basketry Vessel. Tribe: Interior Salish or Klickitat. British Columbia and Washington State. Design: imbricated zig zag stepped band pattern from top to bottom in light black and red, with tan and light base. Size: 3 7/8" h., x 9 1/4" dia. Circa: 1900. Condition: v. poor rim condition."