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Lidded Basket with Stone Bear Head Handle

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Artist
Unknown
Date
prior to 1962
Catalogue Number
UnK.08.21
Description
lidded basket with bear's head handle; lyme grass covered coils; flat bottom, straight sides; seven V-shaped designs of brown stripes spaced evenly around sides; lipped lid, slightly domed; grey green stone, carved polar bear's head; ears, eyes, nose defined, mouth open; 4 holes drilled at base t…
Artist
Unknown
Title
Lidded Basket with Stone Bear Head Handle
Date
prior to 1962
Dimensions
17.6 cm
Description
lidded basket with bear's head handle; lyme grass covered coils; flat bottom, straight sides; seven V-shaped designs of brown stripes spaced evenly around sides; lipped lid, slightly domed; grey green stone, carved polar bear's head; ears, eyes, nose defined, mouth open; 4 holes drilled at base to attach stone head to basket lid.
Subject
households
animal, bear
Credit
Gift of Doreen Hutchinson, Calgary, 1988
Catalogue Number
UnK.08.21
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