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miniature basket with lid
  • Frances Edgar
    active: Canada
  • miniature basket with lid, late 1900s
  • Where object was made: British Columbia, Canada
  • plant fiber, weaving, dyeing
  • Object Height/Diameter: 6.5 x 7 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 2 1/2 x 2 3/4 in
  • Gift from the estate of Gene and Shirley Thomas
  • Not on display
  • 2010.0283.a,b

Small round basket (2010.0283.a) with straight sides. Light natural field. Pink band at bottom. Decorated with two purple whales and three purple ducks.

Conical lid (2010.0283.b) sits over basket rim. Light natural field. Pink band on rim. Purple swirl starts at top and spirals down top half of lid.