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, circular, cedar root mat with interlocking coiled work (bifurcated stitches) and watch-spring construction. Braided coil border. Central star figure in light brown, red and black. Black cherry bark adorns circumference row. Colour: tan.