Artist Salish, Native American
  • Burden Basket with Strap
Date between 1890 and 1910
Medium willow and wool yarn
Dimensions Overall: 10 1/2 × 16 × 13 3/4 inches (26.7 × 40.6 × 34.9 cm)
Credit Line Bequest of Mary F. Stevens
Accession Number 10.18.53
Department Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas
Not On View
Marks Tag: This is an old burden basket that is used to carry food and game by the O'Conagen Indians of N.E. Washington. Made of willow roots, over 50 years old.
Tag: Bequest of Miss Mary M. Stevens, Aug 1910.
Mary F. Stevens [died ca. 1910] (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
1910-present, bequeathed 9 August 1910 to the Detroit Museum of Art (Detroit, Michigan, USA)