Cowlitz or Klickatat
This basket is made from cedar root and is a bundle coil basket fully imbricated with beargrass, and dyed and undyed cedar bark. Mrs. Little Dan gave it to the Mattson family. The Mattsons had established a homestead in Magnolia (now Culdesac), Idaho in 1895 and leased Little Dan’s allotment land to grow grain.
Cedar root (Thuja plicata), beargrass (Xerophyllum tenax). H 31, W 37 cm
Nez Perce National Historical Park, NEPE 33930