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Collection Fort Nisqually Permanent Collection
Object ID Number 1986.49.04
Object Name Basket, Gathering
Description Puget Sound region Native American basket, for gathering shellfish and clams, rectangular in shape. Loose weave for water drainage. Originally had four small woven handles at each corner, now only three remain. Dated to c.1890s. Measures approximately 15 inches long by 12 3/4 inches wide and 10 3/4 inches tall.
Date Late 19th century
Year Range from 1880.0
Year Range to 1910.0
Search Terms Gathering basket
Native Americans
Baskets
Imagefile 006\19864904-3.JPG