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Rectangular basket with a short foot and two grosgrain ribbon handles. Imbricated floral design in black and white repeated on each side. Stripes of red cherry bark around the foot at varying intervals.

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This type of plant design is relatively uncommon. Other baskets with this design have been attributed to the Cultus Lake area, Chilliwack and Musqueam. The (late) Sto:lo Elder, Rosaleen George, said she had been given a tree design from an aunt at Musqueam. She was related to the Point family.


The donor's family lived in Kamloops from 1907-1909, then Duncan from 1909-1920, at which point they moved to Vancouver. She said the family traded old clothes for baskets. The ribbon handles were added by the donor.

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