Lidded Makah Basket, Native, Basketry, Vertical makah, native, Native American, native: basketry, native: basketry: northwest - makah, native: basketry: vertical, Northwest - Makah
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Lidded makah basket

Item Number: B0302


Exceptional lidded Makah basket with standing birds. Trunk piece. 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: Early 20th Century

ORIGIN: Northwest - Makah, Native American

SIZE: 4 1/2"D x 3"H


PRICE $450

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