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Lidded Basket with Stone Woman's Head Handle

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Artist
Unknown
Date
prior to 1962
Catalogue Number
UnK.08.24 a,b
Description
Coiled basket with carved stone handle of woman's head, lyme grass covered coils. Flat bottom, slightly curved sides 19.0 high base, 22.5 diameter, 29.0 top lip. Double chevron brown design encircles the bowl. Lipped lid, 4 point star design around head, carved black stone head 7.2x6.0x4.0. Carved …
Artist
Unknown
Title
Lidded Basket with Stone Woman's Head Handle
Date
prior to 1962
Dimensions
29.0 cm
Description
Coiled basket with carved stone handle of woman's head, lyme grass covered coils. Flat bottom, slightly curved sides 19.0 high base, 22.5 diameter, 29.0 top lip. Double chevron brown design encircles the bowl. Lipped lid, 4 point star design around head, carved black stone head 7.2x6.0x4.0. Carved features and braided hairdo. 2 drilled holes in base to secure handle to lid.
Subject
portrait, female
households
Credit
Gift of Doreen Hutchinson, Calgary, 1988
Catalogue Number
UnK.08.24 a,b
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