Makah finely woven polychrome lidded trinket basket with top knot, hour glasses on top and seagulls on side. 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: 4"H x 5"D