Need To Know The American Indian Tribe Who Made This Bottle Basket.

Discussion in 'Tribal Art' started by Gary Knudtzon, Jan 14, 2020.

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Information On Native American Bottle Basket.

  1. Makah Indians

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  2. Salish Indians

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  1. Gary Knudtzon

    Gary Knudtzon New Member

    Thank You for any Information on this old Bottle Basket I believe is U.S. Native American. Has no Designs but is very tight and well made. Thanks Again for your Knowledgeable Help! Gary K IMGBASKET01.JPG IMGBASKET02.JPG IMGBASKET.JPG
     
  2. komokwa

    komokwa The Truth is out there...!

    None , as far as I know....
    not any fiber or weave from the Northwest Coast.....

    @Taupou

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    Makah....

    as for the Salish they are not known for weaving over glass..
     
  3. 2manybooks

    2manybooks Well-Known Member

    The material looks like rush. Could be from Mexico, or Europe, or anywhere the rushes grow.
     
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  4. Taupou

    Taupou Well-Known Member

    Correct, it's not Native American.

    My first thought was China, based on the material and weaving technique, which looks a lot like the little Chinese woven basketry shoes that one sees (often mistakenly identified as Native American.)

    But I don't know for sure, other than it's definitely not Native American or Canadian First Nations.
     
  5. evelyb30

    evelyb30 Well-Known Member

    Seconded. It could be from just about anywhere else.
     
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