Collection of Makah Trinket Baskets, Native, Basketry, Vertical makah, miniature, native, Native American, native: basketry, native: basketry: vertical, nootka, Northwest - Makah
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Collection of Makah Trinket Baskets, Native, Basketry, Vertical  makah, miniature, native, Native American, native: basketry, native: basketry: vertical, nootka, Northwest - Makah Collection of Makah Trinket Baskets  makah, miniature, native, Native American, native: basketry, native: basketry: vertical, nootka, Northwest - Makah Collection of Makah Trinket Baskets  makah, miniature, native, Native American, native: basketry, native: basketry: vertical, nootka, Northwest - Makah Collection of Makah Trinket Baskets  makah, miniature, native, Native American, native: basketry, native: basketry: vertical, nootka, Northwest - Makah Collection of Makah Trinket Baskets  makah, miniature, native, Native American, native: basketry, native: basketry: vertical, nootka, Northwest - Makah Collection of Makah Trinket Baskets  makah, miniature, native, Native American, native: basketry, native: basketry: vertical, nootka, Northwest - Makah Collection of Makah Trinket Baskets  makah, miniature, native, Native American, native: basketry, native: basketry: vertical, nootka, Northwest - Makah Collection of Makah Trinket Baskets  makah, miniature, native, Native American, native: basketry, native: basketry: vertical, nootka, Northwest - Makah Collection of Makah Trinket Baskets  makah, miniature, native, Native American, native: basketry, native: basketry: vertical, nootka, Northwest - Makah

Collection of makah trinket baskets

Item Number: AF0821


Diminutive collection of 8 Makah/Nootka polychrome lidded trinket baskets. Two oval, six round. Figurative having whales, whaling boats, seagulls and reptiles. Smallest exceptionally tight. In the 1860s the Makah people at Neah Bay developed a cottage industry producing trinket baskets. These were very labor intensive, fully twined baskets of twisted cedar bark. Through the 1930s they wove thousands of the small colorful trinket baskets for sale.

PERIOD: Late 19th Century

ORIGIN: Northwest - Makah, Native American

SIZE: Smallest 1 1/2"; Largest 2 1/2" x 2"


PRICE $ 2,400

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