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Wallace and Area Museum

Basket, Gathering

Accession number: 2011.079.002
Date: before 2010
Materials: wood, ash
Measurements: 5.5 cm H x 7 cm Diameter
Marks/Label: Black stains on bottom.
Culture: Mi'kmaq
Description: Square-bottomed, slightly flared rounded sides, checker-woven with narrow woodsplint, probably ash. Handle, rounded overhand, then notched, inserted into weave. Rim reinforced with inner wood hoop and outer woodsplint, bound with woodsplint. Typical Mi'kmaw berry basket.