Striking Northwest Coast Western Washington Cowlitz Fully Imbricated Basket 19th Century

$1,950 USD

Cowlitz Burden Basket

Date: Late 19th Century

Materials: Cedar bark and natural and dyed bear grasses, doe skin ties.

Artist: Cowlitz unknown

Description: A very finely woven old Cowlitz tribe burden basket. The size makes me believe it may have been made for a young girl to gather berries with. The design is a radiating step pattern that encircles the entire periphery. Herringbone weave on top edge. Condition is excellent for age with normal patina from great age and Ethnographic use.

Weight 7.5 lbs
Dimensions 11.5 × 10.0 × 8.5 in
Item Location

Canada

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Cowlitz Burden Basket

Date: Late 19th Century

Materials: Cedar bark and natural and dyed bear grasses, doe skin ties.

Artist: Cowlitz unknown

Description: A very finely woven old Cowlitz tribe burden basket. The size makes me believe it may have been made for a young girl to gather berries with. The design is a radiating step pattern that encircles the entire periphery. Herringbone weave on top edge. Condition is excellent for age with normal patina from great age and Ethnographic use.

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Weight 7.5 lbs
Dimensions 11.5 × 10.0 × 8.5 in
Item Location

Canada

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