1st item: Tlingit round lidded gift basket wove from cedar bark (bottom & upper rim) and two-color twined spruce root (body). Body with canoe pattern and two horizontal bands, lid with spiral weave and radiating triangular and stripe banding. British Columbia, Northwest Washington and Alaska, circa 1930. 2nd item: Tlingit round rattletop basket wove from tircolor twined spruce root with stair-step banding decoration to the body, lid with three canoe shapes and wave decoration. British Columbia, Northwest Washington and Alaska, circa 1930. 3rd item: Hupa twined round bowl form basket with two-color geometric design to the body. 3" H x 4" dia. Northwest Washington State, circa 1920-1930. 4th item: Quinault two-color bear grass basket, oblong form, in colors of green and red forming a horizontal banded pattern, base wove of natural color cedar bark. 2 1/8" H x 5 3/4" L x 3 3/4" W. Gray's Harbor County, Washington State, circa 1930. Provenance: The estate of Martha Goldsmith, Clarksville, TN. CONDITION: 1st item: Overall good condition, a couple of areas of loss to side above one canoe. 2nd item: Lid sides seperated from the top, tear to one lid return. 3rd item: Minor losses and wear to the rim. 4th item: Approx. 3/4" tear to the rim, some light surface grime.
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