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Basic Information

Artifact Identification Basket   (2005.06.0005A)
  1. Furnishings
  2. :
  3. Household Accessories
  4. :
  5. Storage & Display Accessories
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date Contemporary, 1800s, Collected 1908-1940s
Culture Native American: Pacific Northwest: Nuu-chah-nulth (Nootka) or Makah, Nootkan, Northwest Coast

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Diameter) 9.1 cm
Dimension 2 (Depth) 4.9 cm
Dimension 3 (N/A) N/A
Weight 19 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Pigment, Plant
Manufacturing Processes Weaving--Basket
Munsell Color Information Pale Orange Yellow (10yr 8.5/3.5) -Overall. Deep Reddish Brown (10r 2/6) -Design on Side. Moderate Brown (7.5yr 4/4) -Square, bottom of basket.

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A
Comparanda N/A

Miles, Charles. Indian & Eskimo Artifacts of North America. Bonanza Books: New York, 1963.

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Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Gift of Ruth and Ralph Fisher
Reproduction No
Reproduction Information N/A

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