180616-07 Eskimo basket with beads, c. 1880
2 1/4" h x 4"d
Coiled of bear grass
5 bead strands each tipped with a bit of hide remain.
Collected by the Benjamin family of Seattle (circa 1880-1940) who ran the small shipping, salvage and commercial diving business The Alaska Company (Seattle, WA). Operating various maritime functions across the Pacific Northwest and Alaska".