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Fragments of baby carrier made from plant fibre woven in an intricate basketwork design. Became detached during World Gallery redisplay.


component; baby carrier

1 item (description level: accessory)
Broad category
Anthropology: Ethnography
Additional names, titles, or classifications
catalogue name:  component; baby carrier

Northwest Coast (USA), United States of America, North America, Americas
Additional place information
made or collected:  Northwest Coast (USA) 
Additional culture information
maker or user: possibly Salishan 

Materials & techniques
bark; root; grass
Additional material & technique information
material: bark (overall)
material: grass (overall)
material: root (overall)

Related objects
part of baby carrier (nn19722)
Related subjects
maker or user: possibly Salishan
object name: infant carriers
object name: components

Record created 2018-05-16 by RWEST
Record last updated 2018-05-16 by RWEST

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