Basketry

49 items

Burden Basket
Artist Unknown (Salish)

$500.00

Lidded Spruce Root Basket
Agnes Williams (Haida)

c. mid-1900s This basket has been identified as the work of Agnes Williams of Massett, Haida Gwai...

c. mid-1900s This basket has been identified as the work of Agnes Williams of Massett, Haida Gwaii, by renowned Haida weaver Delores Churchill. Though unsigned, most Northwest Coast weavers have a notable 'signature' that identifies their creations. In the case of Agnes Williams, she often imbricated a coloured rim around the small handle on the lid of her baskets.

$900.00

Chilcotin Basket
Artist Unknown

$2,700.00

Alaska Basket
Artist Unknown (Tsimshian)

$1,600.00

Cedar Basket
Artist Unknown (Tsimshian)

$800.00

Tlingit Basket
Artist Unknown (Tlingit)

$1,600.00

Salish Basket
Artist Unknown (Salish)

$1,500.00

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

Tlingit Basket
Artist Unknown (Tlingit)

$1,400.00

Tlingit Basket
Artist Unknown (Tlingit)

c. 1900

c. 1900

$8,000.00

Burden Basket
Artist Unknown (Klikitat)

c. 1880To view a similar style Klickitat (Klikitat) burden basket that is housed in the permanent...

c. 1880To view a similar style Klickitat (Klikitat) burden basket that is housed in the permanent collection of the Museum of Anthropology at UBC, click here.

$800.00

Cedar Bark Basket
Artist Unknown (Salish)

c. 1925

c. 1925

$650.00

Tlingit Rattle Top Basket
Artist Unknown (Tlingit)

c. 1900

c. 1900

$3,800.00

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

Thompson River Knob Top Basket
Artist Unknown (Salish)

c. 1920

c. 1920

$3,500.00

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