Basket

Physical description

Part (a) Round cedar root coiled basket (bifurcated stitches) with foot and lid part (b). Watch-spring base and lid construction. Lid has a double strand loop work rim and button handle. Imbricated swirled design outlined in dark cherry bark, cat-tail grass (?) and cherry bark in middle, then alternating with the reverse colour configuration, starting on lid and continuing as diagonal lines on basket. Lower row of foot is imbricated with alternating double stitches of red and black.