Basket

About this object

Cultural context

basketry; storage

Physical description

Part (a) coiled basket (with bifurcated stitiches) with pedastal base. Imbrication in crabapple bark, black cherry bark and cat-tail grass in repeating parallel zig-zag bands of crabapple bark, cat-tail grass (?), dyed cherry bark, cat-tail grass (?), crabapple bark. Watch-spring base and lid construction. One row of crabapple bark at the rim of basket and on rim of lid part (b). Overcast handles on basket and knob handle on lid. Lid has similar imbrication pattern.