qic’maqał qic‘aałčiʔał (Basketry Pattern)

About this object


Collection of basket making materials (1413/1-26), sold to M. Davis by Dora Frank's son; then Davis sold the collection to MOA.

Cultural context


Physical description

Embroidered basketry patterns on cloth. Rectangular piece of ecru-coloured fabric with multicoloured embroidery; imagery of whales, serpents, birds, flowers, and a flag with a Union Jack in the upper left corner; text includes an upper case alphabet, the name Mabel, and city names Victoria, B.C., and Vancouver, B.C. Outer edge is stitched.