ḵákw (Basket)

Physical description

Woven basket with a spruce root warp and weft with aniline dyed grass. Various twined weaves - base is a mixed twined weave (alternate plain twined weave and wicker weave). Sides and lid have a plain twined weave with an embroidered decoration. Design is a central band of false embroidered diamonds in bright pink bordered by bands of black weft strands. Design on lid is similar, but also has an additional band of pink on the edge of the knob-like handle.