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Bowl

This bowl is decorated with incised designs. Two opposing frog effigies are on its rim. Frogs are a common feature in the indigenous art of ancient Colombia and might represent...

Feasting dish

An oil or grease dish carved at one end in the form of Wolf, with a human astride the neck. At the other end of the dish is an unidentified...

Effigy

The potters of the American Southwest continue a tradition today that reaches back nearly two thousand years. Each village, or pueblo, has its own particular style. This vessel depicts two...

Shoulder bag

This item combines imported materials with Native American designs. Shoulder bags were modelled on European military bandolier bags and whilst the shape was new these articles were decorated with traditional...

Medicine pouch

Beaded medicine pouch was acquired by Hon. Edgar Dewdney, between 1859 - 1916. Dewdney became Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia. The buckskin pouch is decorated with glass beads and...

Basket

A cylindrical basket with a flat base of closely set twining which continues up the sides for 6 rows. The sides then continue with alternative rows of a. plain weave b. single...

Basket

A low, flat, circular basket. The centre of the base has a small central square of cedar bark plain weave, followed by twining and then wrapping which continues up the...

Basket

A flat-based rectangular basket with outward curving sides. The centre of the base is cedar bark in a plain weave. The sides are wrapped, over slanting verticals and finer horizontals....

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