Basketry Item Number: 3454/1 a-b from the MOA: University of British Columbia


Basketry covered bottle (part a) with faded design of a whale and whalers in a boat around middle. Above and below the whaling scene is a single red line with half circles repeating through it. There are bands of faded black with repeating red dashes through the centre. On the shoulder of the bottle is an extremely faded black design. The base has various sizes of plant fibres used, and an oval design in bright yellow, outlined in black. Removable basketry lid (part b) has two red dotted lines around the side and a red circle on the top with a faded black spiral design within.