Artist Unknown (Salish)

14 items

Basket
Artist Unknown (Salish)

c. 1930Traditionally an art practiced only by women, in the past baskets were made for a wide var...

c. 1930Traditionally an art practiced only by women, in the past baskets were made for a wide variety of domestic uses associated with the gathering, storing and cooking of different foods. Similar weaving techniques were also used to make cradles and hats for everyday and ceremonial uses.Most basketry is traditionally woven from long, slender and pliant rootlets of cedar and sometimes spruce, although various grasses are used in some regions. A sharply pointed bone awl is used to split the r...

$900.00

Cedar Bark Basket
Artist Unknown (Salish)

c. 1925

c. 1925

$650.00

Chilcotin Lidded Basket
Artist Unknown (Salish)

c. 1925

c. 1925

$800.00

Eagle Rattle
Artist Unknown (Salish)

Eagle is one of the most important beings in the art and mythology of the Northwest Coast. It is ...

Eagle is one of the most important beings in the art and mythology of the Northwest Coast. It is respected for its intel­ligence and power, as well as its extraordinary vision, in both the literal and figurative senses. Eagles in myth are, likewise, usu­ally noble characters. Eagle is revered as a powerful hunter. Groups of mythical Eagles may gather for co-operative whale hunting expeditions, since, unlike the giant Thunderbird, Eagle is not strong enough to hunt whales alone. Eagle may ofte...

$750.00

Rectangular Salish Lidded Basket
Artist Unknown (Salish)

Traditionally an art practiced only by women, in the past baskets were made for a wide variety of...

Traditionally an art practiced only by women, in the past baskets were made for a wide variety of domestic uses associated with the gathering, storing and cooking of different foods. Similar weaving techniques were also used to make cradles and hats for everyday and ceremonial uses.Most basketry is traditionally woven from long, slender and pliant rootlets of cedar and sometimes spruce, although various grasses are used in some regions. A sharply pointed bone awl is used to split the rootlet ...

$1,400.00

Round Lidded Basket
Artist Unknown (Salish)

Traditionally an art practiced only by women, in the past baskets were made for a wide variety of...

Traditionally an art practiced only by women, in the past baskets were made for a wide variety of domestic uses associated with the gathering, storing and cooking of different foods. Similar weaving techniques were also used to make cradles and hats for everyday and ceremonial uses.Most basketry is traditionally woven from long, slender and pliant rootlets of cedar and sometimes spruce, although various grasses are used in some regions. A sharply pointed bone awl is used to split the rootlet ...

$2,000.00

Round Lidded Basket
Artist Unknown (Salish)

c. 1925*Note: This basket has First Nations repair.

c. 1925*Note: This basket has First Nations repair.

$1,600.00

Salish Basket
Artist Unknown (Salish)

Traditionally an art practiced only by women, in the past baskets were made for a wide variety of...

Traditionally an art practiced only by women, in the past baskets were made for a wide variety of domestic uses associated with the gathering, storing and cooking of different foods. Similar weaving techniques were also used to make cradles and hats for everyday and ceremonial uses.Most basketry is traditionally woven from long, slender and pliant rootlets of cedar and sometimes spruce, although various grasses are used in some regions. A sharply pointed bone awl is used to split the rootlet ...

$1,800.00

Salish Basket
Artist Unknown (Salish)

$1,500.00

Salish Basket
Artist Unknown (Salish)

$2,800.00

Salish Basket
Artist Unknown (Salish)

$800.00

Salish Lidded Basket
Artist Unknown (Salish)

ca. 1920From S'abadeb, The Gifts: Pacific Coast Salish Art and Artists:"Just as different familie...

ca. 1920From S'abadeb, The Gifts: Pacific Coast Salish Art and Artists:"Just as different families have access to different types of advice, each basket-making family also has their own way of doing things. While cedar roots and decorative materials, such as wild cherry bark and cattail or canary grass, must be gathered in the spring and early summer months when the sap is running in the trees, each basket maker prepares their materials in a preferred way—usually the way they were taught by t...

$1,200.00

Thompson River Knob Top Basket
Artist Unknown (Salish)

c. 1920

c. 1920

$3,500.00