naputaayi mamuqimł (Basketry)

About this object


This basket is part of a collection acquired by Mrs. A. C. Whitley (c.1900) near the Fraser River, Agassiz, Ashcroft and Lytton.

Physical description

Swamp grass-covered glass vase. Base: checker work and plain twined weave. Sides: wrapped twined weave with crossed warp openwork wicker weave. Two floral bands with red and purple flowers and green leaves in between openwork bands top and bottom.