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Catalog Number 4396P
Accession number 1956.001.
Object Name Basket
Description Basket. Base is simple checkerwork. Remainder of basket is variation of twining known as wrapped; there is one relatively stiff weft and one flexible weft. "The stiff weft is laid along the inside of the warps at right angles to them. The flexible weft is wrapped around the crossings of warps and the stiff weft. " (From Douglas, F.H. "Basket Construction" DAMIL) Creates a flexible type of basketry. Examples are Nootka, Makah, and Chehalis. Specific derivation of basket unknown. Probably Northwest Coast. Small.
Collection Adam East Collection
Source East, Adam
Collector Adam East
Material Plant Material
People East, Adam H.
Search Terms Northwest Coast