About this object

Specific techniques

Joan Chapman is said to have used alder bark to dye her cherry bark black for the designs.

Physical description

Vase-shaped basket with a round base flaring slightly upward to a wide shoulder. Neck is narrow and round, with a wide lip holding an edge of wrapped bark bent into a scalloped pattern. Imbricated decoration is coloured light brown, dark brown, and red brown, and includes diamond shapes around the body edged by a single line surrounding base and shoulder, crosses between shoulder and neck, and a checkered pattern around neck.