Burden Basket

About this object

History of use

Burden basket

Cultural context

basketry; plant technology

Physical description

Rectangular flared, coiled basket (bifurcated stitches) and parallel slat base construction. Upper half of basket is fully imbricated with the design in black bark of mirror image geometric scroll shapes on each side. Bottom half of basket has imbricated "flying goose" design, alternating in rows of red and black bark with grass in between.