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Basket

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Artist Unknown (Qwiqwidicciat (Makah))

Date

late 19th-early 20th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Basket, Artist Unknown (Qwiqwidicciat (Makah))
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Basketry (Do Not Use) | Vegetable fiber
Size: 2 3/8 x 3 1/2 x 3 1/2 in. (6.0 x 8.9 x 8.9 cm)
Creation Place: North America, United States, Northwest Coast region
Culture: Qwiqwidicciat (Makah), North America, United States, Northwest Coast region
Style: 19th-20th century
Physical Description: Small round basket in a bandbox shape with rim and cover. the technic is plain twined and wrapped twined weaving of grass stems on a foundation of cedar bark. Design consists of a band of four walking birds on the sides and three on the cover, in black.
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Mrs. C. C. Bovey
Accession Number: 42.18.89
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009