Bowl

Bowl

Oval bowl. Bundle coiled. Warp - split cedar root; weft - split cedar root. Field element - split cedar root. Design element - bear grass (Xerophyllum tenax) and black cherry bark (Prunus spp.). Four geometric design elements are evenly spaced around basket. There appears to be a purple stain of some kind on interior base which soaked through to bottom exterior in two places.
  • Object: Bowl
  • Artist: Unknown
  • Circa: -
  • Dimensions: 7"x4 1/2"
  • Culture Area: Northwest Coast
  • Cultural Group: Salish
  • Cultural Context: -
  • Donor: Stetz, Dr. Stetz; Mendocino Co Museum
  • Catalog #: 96.174