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

$595 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 very rare  patterns of two large sea monsters that encircle the periphery and a swirl design on the lid.  The basket is in perfect condition with a bright well preserved color palette and an amazing tight stitch count of approximately 30 stitches per inch.

Weight 1.0 lbs
Dimensions 5.33 × 3.25 × 3.25 in
Item Location

USA

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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 very rare  patterns of two large sea monsters that encircle the periphery and a swirl design on the lid.  The basket is in perfect condition with a bright well preserved color palette and an amazing tight stitch count of approximately 30 stitches per inch.Museum quality top shelf basket.

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Weight 1.0 lbs
Dimensions 5.33 × 3.25 × 3.25 in
Item Location

USA

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