Coiled burden basket made of spruce root, the bark of the western choke cherry and grass fibre ('phragmites'). The latter two materials, of a darker hue, have been added to form geometric designs. A hooped twig bound around the lip adds strength to the whole.

An00226771 001 l

Thing

Made Of
bark, spruce root, grass
Type of Thing
basket
Techniques
coiled, basketry

People

Acquired From
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew to The British Museum
By Ethnic Group
Chilcotin, Subarctic Peoples
Found, Excavated, Collected By
Newcombe, Charles Frederick

Place

Found In
British Columbia
Made In
British Columbia

Time

Acquired In
1958

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