Basket

Physical description

Rectangular coiled basket (bifurcated stitches). Elongated watch-spring construction. Rawhide tie and metal tie through the same side. Fully imbricated with overall checkerboard design in rows of alternating bands in red and dark cherry bark separated by cat-tail grass (?). Design near base is three rows of red cherry bark beading with one row of dark cherry bark beading below first row of cherry bark. Basket had small coil handles on each long side at one time.