łic‘aasim (Basketry Mat)

Physical description

Round, woven, flat mat with a scalloped edge encircling it. Edge is a strip of green, woven to body of mat. Design on mat is of two whales, men in a boat and a bird encircling a green star-like shape. Two circles of design surround central figures, with the inner design consisting of brown and orange flying birds and the outer design consisting of a zig zag. Colour on bottom of mat is more vibrant than colour on top.