Intricate antique medium-sized coiled Western Washington SOUTHERN PUGET SOUND SALISH, likely SUQUAMISH, Native American fully-imbricated western red cedar berry basket with a unique polychrome stepped "snake" design in dark brown/black (horsetail root), white (bear grass) and yellow ochre, light green, violet, and light orange (dyed bear grass). Oval start with flaring walls and oval-shaped opening, decorated with braided rim. Early 20th century.
Antique Southern Puget Sound Coast Salish Fully-Imbricated Coiled Berry Basket
Basket is overall in excellent condition, with minimal loss of imbrication. Measures roughly 6" H x 7-1/4" L x 6-3/4" D (at opening); oval base measures about 4" L x 3-1/4" D.
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