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Collection Fort Nisqually Permanent Collection
Object ID Number 1986.49.03
Object Name Basket, Burden
Description Native American Puget Sound burden basket, designed for collecting shellfish and clams. Mesh construction, dates c. 1850s and was part of the Hazard Stevens Collection (son of Washington Territorial Governor Isaac Stevens). Measures 10 inches tall, and has diameter of approximately 9 1/2 inches.
Date c. 1850
Search Terms Gathering Basket
Native Americans
Baskets
Burden Basket
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