Cylindrical baskets held roots or berries as they were collected, and were also used for storage. The basket is made from bundle coiled cedar root (Thuja plicata) and partially imbricated with undyed beargrass. This basket is part of the Lawyer Family Collection.
Cedar root (Thuja plicata), beargrass (Xerophyllum tenax). H 39, 26 x 26 cm
Nez Perce National Historical Park, NEPE 34233