Chinese Canadian Artifacts Project

Item BARK_2011.0007.0002.a-b - Basket, sewing

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Basket, sewing

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CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_2011.0007.0002.a-b

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Diameter: 19.05 cm, Height 7.62 cm

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Chinese sewing basket. Base (a) and lid(b) are approximately the same size and shape, that being a shallow bowl shape, flat on the top/bottom, rounded to straight sides. The top and bottom fit dogether to form a flattened disc shape. The bottom has a rim around it raising it up slightly. The top is decorated with a pink and a blue glass bead on the shoulder, and in the center there is a knotted string where a handle once was. The top of the basket is woven in a herrinbone pattern. The enite item is made of bamboo, stained a dark brown colour.

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top handle, and possibly other decorative attachments are missing

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114.6 KiB


December 24, 2015 10:05 AM

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