Imbricated Basket with Stepped Patterns
Arts of the Americas
Cedar fibers, spruce root, grass, bleach
early 20th century
11 1/2 x 12 x 10 15/16 in. (29.2 x 30.5 x 27.8 cm) (show scale)
Charles Stewart Smith Memorial Fund
Coiled burden basket decorated using an imbrication technique with black, brown, yellow, and ivory in stepped patterns. The design is possibly a repeating "salmon gills" pattern. The basket is watertight for carrying.
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Wasco. Imbricated Basket with Stepped Patterns, early 20th century. Cedar fibers, spruce root, grass, bleach, 11 1/2 x 12 x 10 15/16 in. (29.2 x 30.5 x 27.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Stewart Smith Memorial Fund, 46.193.5. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 46.193.5_PS1.jpg)
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