Very Fine Nuu-chah-nulth Makah Lidded Oblong Trinket Basket Circa 1900

$350 USD

A very finely woven early Nuu-chah-nulth or Makah Indian lidded trinket basket circa 1900. The basket is very finely woven from split cedar bark and naturally dyed bear grasses to produce the striking intricate designs that encircle the periphery. The design features a twisted rope pattern in orange and green, with purple and yellow banded designs at the top and bottom.  The basket is in perfect condition with a bright well preserved color palette and an amazing tight stitch count of approximately 22-24 stitches per inch.

Weight 1.0 lbs
Dimensions 4.75 × 3.25 × 2.5 in
Item Location

Canada

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A very finely woven early Nuu-chah-nulth or Makah Indian lidded trinket basket circa 1900. The basket is very finely woven from split cedar bark and naturally dyed bear grasses to produce the striking intricate designs that encircle the periphery. The design features a twisted rope pattern in orange and green, with purple and yellow banded designs at the top and bottom.  The basket is in perfect condition with a bright well preserved color palette and an amazing tight stitch count of approximately 22-24 stitches per inch.

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Weight 1.0 lbs
Dimensions 4.75 × 3.25 × 2.5 in
Item Location

Canada

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