Basket (unfinished)

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Culture/People
possibly Nuu-chah-nulth (Nootka) (attributed)
Previous owner
Ye Olde Curiosity Shop
Seller
Ye Olde Curiosity Shop
Seller agent
Joseph E. Standley (J. E. Standley), Non-Indian, 1854-1940
Presenter/funding source
James Bishop Ford (James B. Ford), Non-Indian, 1844-1928
Object Name
Basket (unfinished)
Media/Materials
Vegetal Fiber
Techniques
Twined
Dimensions
18.5 x 7 x 7 cm
Object Type
Containers and Vessels
Place
Sealaska Native Corporation; Alaska; USA (inferred)
Collection History
Collection history unknown; purchased by MAI in 1916 from Ye Olde Curiosity Shop (Seattle, Washington), which was owned and operated by James E. Standley (1854-1940), using funds donated by MAI trustee James B. Ford (1844-1928).
Catalog Number
5/5649
Barcode
055649.000
See related items
Nuu-chah-nulth (Nootka)
Containers and Vessels
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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