- Museum number
Basketry, shallow basin shaped basket made of rush, using coiled technique; design near the rim and in a spiral pattern from the centre of the basket.
Diameter: 35 centimetres
Height: 13 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- see JCH King `First Peoples, First Contacts' British Museum Press 1999; see JCH King `Artificial Curiosities of the North West Coast of America' BMP Ltd 1981.
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
1976-1977 7 Oct-16 Jan, London, The Hayward Gallery, Sacred Circles: 2,000 Years of North American Indian Art
1977 16 Apr-19 Jun, Kansas City, Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Sacred Circles: 2,000 Years of North American Indian Art
1999 25 Jun-2011 1 Aug, BM Room 26; Gallery of North America, Case: "West Coast Basketry"
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Possibly collected on George Vancouver's North Pacific voyage of 1791-1795.
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
CDMS number: Am1796D8.46 (old CDMS no.)
Miscellaneous number: Am1796A0213.1