• Culture/People:

    probably Gitlakdamix Nisga'a (attributed)

  • Object name:

    Burden basket/Pack basket

  • Date created:


  • Place:

    Nass River; Kitladamax (Kitlakdamik, Kit-lagh-damoks, Gitlarhdamks, Menesk); Kitimat-Stikine Regional District; British Columbia; Canada

  • Media/Materials:

    Maple bark, hide, cotton cord/cordage

  • Techniques:

    Plaited, twill-plaited, stitched

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Collected by Lieutenant George T. Emmons (1852-1945, US Navy 1881-1899); purchased by George Heye in 1907.

  • Dimensions:

    46.5 x 33 cm

  • Catalog number:


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