Shopping Basket

About this object

Cultural context

basketry; storage; plant technology

Physical description

Rectangular coiled cedar root basket with two handles. Parallel wood slat base and wall construction. Overcast rim with root bundle foundation. Two loops, formed from the top row, are present on each of the longer sides. Two overcast handles are attached across the width of the basket to these loops. The basket is decorated with four rows of imbrication: a red row followed by a black row and then two more red ones.