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Baby carrier made from plant fibre woven in an intricate basketwork design. The carrier is in the shape of a rectangle, with rounded corners, and the plant fibre is dark brown.

Details

baby carrier
nn19722
Anthropology

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

Place
Northwest Coast (USA), United States of America, North America, Americas
Additional place information
made or collected:  Northwest Coast (USA) 
Culture
Salish
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)
Measurements
overall: 539 mm x 215 mm x 91 mm
Additional measurement information
overall: 539 mm x 215 mm x 91 mm


Related objects
contains component; baby carrier (nn19722.1)
Related subjects
maker or user: possibly Salishan
object name: infant carriers

Record created 2015-02-18
Record last updated 2018-06-28

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