Collections Corner – Smith – Small Twined Storage Wallet


1 in stock

1 in stock

Artist: Unknown Twana (Skokomish) Artist

Culture: Twana (Skokomish)

Description: Stylized dog and wolf design storage wallet made with cattail and with spruce root and beargreass. A basket “wallet” is a soft, flexible bag, often with a drawstring to close the mouth of the bag. These stylized figures represent different animals. When the tails turn up, the figures are dogs, when tails are down, they are wolves. Exhibited in the Southwest Indian Basketry: Transforming Plants into Art in July 2003.

Size: 3.5in high x 5in wide

Item: S.BA-77