Wasco (Native American). <em>Imbricated Basket with Stepped Patterns</em>, 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)

Imbricated Basket with Stepped Patterns

Artist:WascoKlikitatYakama

Medium: Cedar fibers, spruce root, grass, bleach

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Dates:early 20th century

Dimensions: 11 1/2 x 12 x 10 15/16 in. (29.2 x 30.5 x 27.8 cm)

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Museum Location: Brooklyn Museum, BMA, 5H14, 2A

Accession Number: 46.193.5

Image: 46.193.5_PS1.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
This is a coiled burden basket decorated using an imbrication technique with black, brown, yellow, and ivory in stepped patterns. The basket is watertight for carrying. Condition good.

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