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Myron Eells Northwest Collection

Maxey Catalog Number

WHIT-E-0056

Description

A small Makah fancy basket tightly woven of fine grass. Colors are faded, but Eells noted that aniline dyes had been used to replace natural, indigenous dyes. Basket is circular; bottom is woven of bark or rush. Eells noted that the Makah fancy baskets were the best made of all the Sound Indian baskets. Cover for the basket also faded; some purple and yellow color are visible on the inside of the cover. Post-Contact.

Type

Physical object

Format

Grass, Aniline Dyes

Number of Artifacts

1

Cultural Affiliation

Makah

Spatial Coverage

Unknown

Donor

Mrs. Sarah Eells

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