Basketry

43 items

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

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

Cedar Bark Basket
Artist Unknown (Salish)

c. 1925

c. 1925

$650.00