Basket, Gathering
Basket, Gathering
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Basket, Gathering

Accession number: 94.9.2
Date: circa 1930
Materials: wood; dyes; metal
Measurements: 9 cm H x 16 cm Diameter
Narrative: Made by the Cambridge Reserve Mi'kmaq and sold in local community; Prices ranged from 10 cents to 25 cents; Sold at Xmas or Easter, filled by parents and given to the donor; Could be used later for berry picking.
Description: Round-bottom basket, checker-woven, dyed green and red-brown, with woodsplint sides. Decorative raised "porcupine" "jikiji'j" weave in 2 rows. Rim bound with woodsplint. Overhand handle nailed to rim.