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Makah/Nootka Basketry Jar


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Makah/Nootka polychrome basketry jar with flying bird and flower motif. Fine weave over porcelain jar. 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. 6"H x 6"D

PERIOD: 19th Century

ORIGIN: Northwest - Makah, Native American

SIZE: 6"H x 6"D

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