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Knob Lidded Basket with Four Seabirds

Makah Tribe

About The Knob Lidded Basket with Four Seabirds

Spiral design on the lid is energizing!

This basket's decoration also is consistent with those made by the Nootka people.

Savvy Price $120.00

Gallery Price $155.00

Item Location: Phoenix, AZ
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Description

Spiral design on the lid is energizing!

This basket's decoration also is consistent with those made by the Nootka people.

About the Artist A Native American people from the northwestern corner of the Continental United States in Washington. The Makah tribe lives in and around the town of Neah Bay, Washington, a small fishing village along the Strait of Juan de Fuca where it meets the Pacific Ocean. Their reservation on the northwest tip of the Olympic Peninsula includes Tatoosh Island. They refer to themselves as a name translating to the people who live by the rocks and seagulls.
Medium Cedar and bear grass
Size 2 3/4" height with lid on, 2 1/4" maximum diameter
Date of creation Circa 1955
Condition Excellent to very good with slight fading to exterior dyed fiber
Provenance Consigned by AH-2