Northern California Indian Basket

The Marin Museum of the American Indian (in Novato, Calif.) has an extensive basket collection (not now on display). Here is one of them.

Karuk tribe, Northwest California.

Twined open rim; beargrass

Alder dyed with black fern stems.

Beautiful twinned base shown in lower photo.

Info supplied by Coleen Hicks

One Response to Northern California Indian Basket

  1. Anonymous says:

    Beautiful.

    I have only ever "seen" these on the Antique Road Show.

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