Basketry Mat

About this object

History of use

Small coiled cedar root mats, like this one, are often beginner's projects. They are also made for sale, and personal use.

Cultural context

basketry; economic activity; domestic

Physical description

Small, oval shaped, cedar root coiled mat with simple interlocking coiled work (with bifurcated stitches) and braided loop work border. Elongated watch-spring construction. Outer row beaded in red cherry bark.