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; domestic; economic activity

Physical description

Small, oval shaped, cedar root coiled mat with interlocking coiled work (bifurcated stitches) and elongated watch-spring construction with braided loop work. One row of red cherry bark beading around circumference.