Many traditional basket forms were reduced in size for sale to non-Natives. The design of this small Thompson River Salish basket with an attached lid was most likely based on a larger model originally designed for storage. [Gallery label text, 2009]
Lucretia Cushman (nee Johnson), Tacoma, Washington; sold to Mrs. Henry A. Strong, Rochester, New York; given to the Gallery in 1922
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Catalogue of an Exhibition of Paintings and Bronzes by the Society of American Animal Painters and Sculptors; Color Prints Made by the Beck Engraving Company; and Indian Baskets.
Rochester, NY: Memorial Art Gallery, 1920.
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