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Artist Unknown (Nuu-chah-nulth (Nootka))


early 20th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G259
Basket, Artist Unknown (Nuu-chah-nulth (Nootka))
Basket: Gallery Label - Current
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Basketry (Do Not Use) | Plant fiber
Size: 1 5/8 x 2 5/8 x 2 in. (4.13 x 6.67 x 5.08 cm)
Creation Place: North America, United States, Northwest Coast region
Culture: Nuu-chah-nulth (Nootka), North America, United States, Northwest Coast region
Style: 20th century
Physical Description: Small round basket in bandbox shape with rim and cover. Technic is wrapped twined weaving of grass stems around a base, probably of cedar bark. Design consists of two dark blue birds with spread wings on the body of the basket with red band near the bot
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Mrs. C. C. Bovey
Accession Number: 42.18.85
Added to Site: February 28, 2009