Fine Fully Imbricated Rare Child’s Coast Salish Burden Basket
Artist: Coast Salish
Materials: Cedar root, natural and dyed bear grasses, cherry bark.
Dimensions: 7 ¼” x 6 ¼” x 5 ¼”
Description: A very fine tightly woven child’s burden basket featuring a fully imbricated top section depicting rows of “Fly Pattern” in red and black. This small basket was most likely made by a grandmother for her favorite granddaughter to go out and help gather berries. This museum quality basket will make a fine addition to anyone’s collection.
Provenance: Purchased at Cabin Crafts 1968. Private Collection BC.