Cotton bag with long (34cm) fringe attached to bottom. Woven horizontal stripe pattern colored blue with red and yellow stitching. The top and fringe are tan-colored. Small tag attached to fringe with "137" written on it.
Small bag or pouch woven from tan and dark brown plant fiber, probably some kind of grass. Varying pattern of vertical lines, along with border around bottom of bag and top of opening. The bag is folded over approximately in half.
Pill-box shaped basket made of red-dyed grass fibers and natural fibers interwoven by hand. The bottom has a circle of purely red fibers surrounded by a thicker weave of tan fibers. The design is alternating colors zig-zagging at an angle from 2/3 of the top down through the body. The pattern switches to red triangles on a tan background near the top, and alternating stripes of red and tan at the top. The basket has been folded and flattened and i
Hand-woven bag of grass fibers, almost perfectly square-shaped, there is no bottom panel and a slit opening at top. Made from black and tan fibers in alternating patterns. The top and bottom have horizontal stripes and the body is vertical stripes. Pattern is 5 tan stripes alternating 4 black stripes, then one stripe of an x-pattern, repeated 6 times, then a horizontal pattern on a wide vertical stripe. Pattern is continuous on both sides.
Pleated, cylindrical b ag with pointed top made from hand-woven brown plant fibers. Has 21 long tassles used to tie the bag to its owner--worn either slung over the shoulder or tied around the wrist. Weave is simple over-under pattern. Tassles are wound cord, some of which are fraying at the end.
Although the Ozette people did not develop pottery, wooden boxes were used for every purpose pots could be used for, including cooking. They also were used for storage and carrying, and are often a vehicle for beautiful decoration. Ranging in size from 8 to 10 cms. Across to very large storage chests, the box sides were made from a single plank of cedar. A thin board was first grooved in three places and then steamed. When it was flexible, the boa