Lidded Spruce Root Basket

Lidded Spruce Root Basket

Spruce Root
2 ⅝" H x 5" diam
$900.00

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.

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