Burden basket with burden strap/tumpline

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Culture/People
Stl'atl'imx (Lillooet)
Possible owner
Edwin Copley Wemple, Non-Indian, 1885-1937
Previous owner
Isabel Popkin Wemple (Mrs. Edwin Copley Wemple), Non-Indian, 1894-1971
Winifred N. Popkins, Non-Indian, 1896-1991
Donor
Winifred N. Popkins, Non-Indian, 1896-1991
Honoree
Edwin Copley Wemple, Non-Indian, 1885-1937
Object Name
Burden basket with burden strap/tumpline
Media/Materials
Conifer root, grass, cherry bark, hide thong/babiche
Techniques
Coiled, imbricated
Object Type
Containers and Vessels
Place
British Columbia; Canada
Collection History
Collection history unknown; probably from the collection of Edwin Copley Wemple (1885-1937, a lumberman and collector of rare woods); inherited by his widow Isabel Popkin Wemple (1894-1971); subsequently inherited by her sister Winifred N. Popkins (1896-1991); donated to MAI by Winifred Popkins in 1974 in memory of Edwin Copley Wemple.
Catalog Number
24/8904
Barcode
248904.000
See related items
Stl'atl'imx (Lillooet)
Containers and Vessels
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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