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Northwest Coastal Tribe Artist

Basket with Fitted Cover, n.d.
1 15/16 in. x 5 1/8 in. x 8 1/16 in. (5 cm x 13 cm x 20.5 cm)

Creation Place: North America, Native American, Washington
Technique: Basketmaking (Braiding)
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Edward H. Angle
Accession Number: P5153a,b
Rectangular basket with flat base and straight sides. Fitted, removable cover is same size as basket. Cover is decorated by bisecting black lines. Checkered construction of cedar strips.

cedar strips

Kwakiutl lidded baskets are usually of checkerwork technique with plain two-strand twining at the edge of the rim and at the top corners.
- from the Native American Art from the Permanent Collection Catalog, 1979-1980

Kay Koeninger and Joanne M. Mack, "Native American Art from the Permanent Collection" (Claremont: Galleries of the Claremont Colleges, 1979), 19 (illustrated/bw) fig. 10.

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