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Lidded Basket2014.14.44a,b
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The Elizabeth Cole Butler Collection.

Culture
Woodlands
Material
black ash, commercial sea grass and aniline dye
Holding Institution
Portland Art Museum
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BasketA3120 a-b
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Oval-shaped woven basket (a) with a flat, fitted lid (b). Figures in green around center portion of basket. Lid: one line of purple along rim; center oval is orange with green swirl surrounding. Base: plaited origin; plain twined (over wide warp strands). Sides: twisted twined work. Slightly indented flange on basket.

Culture
Nuu-chah-nulth
Material
cedar root, swamp grass and aniline dye
Made in
Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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BasketA3147 a-b
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Cylindrical basket (a) with fitted lid (b). Basket is decorated with upper and lower bands of purple triangles with alternating strips of red and yellow passing through horizontally; central discrete figures in a stepped design encircle the centre. Lid: central sunburst of black with two rows of purple triangles with alternating strips of red and yellow passing through. Base: plaited origin and plain twined work (over several warp strands). Sides: twisted twined work. Slightly indented flange around upper rim of basket holds lid in place.

Culture
Nuu-chah-nulth
Material
cedar bark, aniline dye and swamp grass
Made in
North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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BasketA123 a-b
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Rounded, jar-like basket (a) with a flat, square base, flat shoulder, raised flange opening, and flat, circular, fitted lid (b). Base: checker work weave. Sides and lid: wrapped twined weave. Lid: base and warp; cedar bark weft; natural and aniline-dyed swamp grass; purple and orange concentric bands. Sides: band composed of alternating orange and purple oblique lines. Colour: yellow.

Culture
Nuu-chah-nulth
Material
aniline dye, cedar bark and swamp grass
Made in
Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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BasketA9263 a-b
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Swamp grass basket (a) with lid (b); lid features a knob-like handle in the centre. Lid: wrapped twined weave. Base: plain twined and wrapped twine weave sides. Designs on lid: spirals in green, yellow, and red from center with complex concentric band. Designs around sides: five bird figures around sides (in purple and red) with complex bands in purple with yellow and green obliques. Lid is indented from basket sides.

Culture
Nuu-chah-nulth
Material
cedar bark, aniline dye and swamp grass
Made in
Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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BasketA3144 a-b
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Bottom band of naturally coloured grass in zigzag pattern bordered by grass on a strip of green/red/green, creating an effect of staggered triangles (lower with vertex up, upper with vertex down). Central band has a "meander" pattern. 2 bands of parallelogram shapes in natural grass on green and on red. Rows of natural/red/natural/orange/natural on button handle. Base is mixed twined work. Sides and lid are plain twined with false embroidered design.

Culture
Tlingit
Material
spruce root, aniline dye and swamp grass
Made in
North America
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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Backpack Bag2012.126.11
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The Elizabeth Cole Butler Collection.

Culture
Interior Salish and Nez Perce
Material
indian hemp, cornhusk, aniline dye and hide
Made in
“Plateau and Western Oregon” ?
Holding Institution
Portland Art Museum
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Large Twined Bag2012.126.2
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The Elizabeth Cole Butler Collection.

Culture
Interior Salish and Nez Perce
Material
indian hemp, cornhusk and aniline dye
Made in
“Plateau and Western Oregon” ?
Holding Institution
Portland Art Museum
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Gathering Basket2012.97.27
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The Elizabeth Cole Butler Collection.

Culture
Wenatchee
Material
cedar root, beargrass, hide and aniline dye
Holding Institution
Portland Art Museum
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Purse2012.97.6
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The Elizabeth Cole Butler Collection.

Culture
Tillamook
Material
juncus rush, spruce root, beargrass, raffia and aniline dye
Made in
“Plateau and Western Oregon” ?
Holding Institution
Portland Art Museum
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