pika-uu (Basket)

Physical description

Cylindrical woven basket (a) with fitted lid (b); lid has gently sloping, conical sides with a knob-like handle at the apex. Sides: wrapped twine weaving (very fine and tight); base - grass wicker woven over cedar bark base. Two eagles or kingfishers on whale in dark purple with orange and yellow. Lid: two whales circling knob.