Rare Early Salish Lidded Fully Imbricated Pictorial Basket Circa 1890’s

$1,495 USD

Rare Early Salish Fully Imbricated Domed Top Carrying Basket

Date: 1890

Materials: Cedar bark, cherry bark and natural and dyed bear grasses, doe skin ties , metal loops

Artist:  Interior Salish unknown

Dimensions: 10 ½ ”L  x 6 ¼ ”H 3 ¼ ” W

Description: A very finely woven domed top fully imbricated Salish carrying basket . Complex imbricated design features tree motifs in alternating color patterns of black and red. Domed top lid with checker work imbrication in red cherry bark. Doe skin closures and metal loops for shoulder strap.

Provenance: Private collection, Victoria BC

Weight 3.0 lbs
Dimensions 10.5 × 6.25 × 3.25 in
Item Location

Canada

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Rare Early Salish Fully Imbricated Domed Top Carrying Basket

Date: 1890

Materials: Cedar bark, cherry bark and natural and dyed bear grasses, doe skin ties , metal loops

Artist:  Interior Salish unknown

Dimensions: 10 ½ ”L  x 6 ¼ ”H 3 ¼ ” W

Description: A very finely woven domed top fully imbricated Salish carrying basket . Complex imbricated design features tree motifs in alternating color patterns of black and red. Domed top lid with checker work imbrication in red cherry bark. Doe skin closures and metal loops for shoulder strap. Great miniature size , probably made for a special granddaughter.

Provenance: Private collection, Victoria BC

Additional information

Weight 3.0 lbs
Dimensions 10.5 × 6.25 × 3.25 in
Item Location

Canada

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