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A finely woven basketry hat with black primary designs and red paint | Donald Ellis Gallery

Basketry Hat

Nuu-chah-nulth
Vancouver Island, British Columbia

ca. 1850

woven spruce root outer shell, twined cedar bark inner cap, pigments minor restoration to top of outer shell

height: 6 ¼"
width: 11 ⅝"

Inventory # N1102

Sold

acquired by The Audain Foundation now at the Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, BC


PROVENANCE

John Gogol, Portland, OR

PUBLSIHED

American Indian Basketry Magazine, No. 3, pg. 31 

RELATED EXAMPLES

The British Columbia Provincial Museum - See: American Indian Basketry Magazine, No. 3, pg. 29

Niedersachsisches Landesmuseum, Hannover, (I/10779) - See: Donnervogel und Raubwal, Indianische Kunst der Nordwestkuste Nordamerikas, 1979 pg. 95

The Peabody Museum, Harvard University, #53081 - See: A Time of Gathering, Wright 1991, pl. 39