Basket

Physical description

Round coil basket (with bifurcated stitches), with lid. Rawhide handles tied into basket at both sides. Imbricated design in two rows of alternating checkerboard diamonds, in dark cherry bark and cat-tail grass (?), and red cherry bark and cat-tail grass (?). Short two row foot has beading, light colour cat-tail grass (?) on top and dark cherry bark on bottom. Part (b) lid has same cherckerboard diamond design but has two of same colour diamonds then alternates to other colour pattern. Knob at top is fully imbricated in red cherry bark. Hole in lid and shoulder of basket indicate they may have been tied together at one time.