Four California Twined Basketry items c. 1900 - 1940 including three small lower Klamath bowls and a Modoc woman's hat, pine root, bear grass, maiden hair fern, fiber, blue glass beads, hide the hat with old tag attached, inscribed E. P. Marshall Coll., 10-5-50 Provenance: Property from the Estate of Roy Raley, First President of the Pendleton Roundup Diameters: ranging from 4 ½ to 8 inches
Mary-Lou Florian Honorary Doctor of Science An internationally recognized pioneer of conservation science in Canada, Mary-Lou Florian was the first biologist hired by the Canadian Conservation Institute before she joined the staff of the Royal BC Museum in 1978. In an extended and distinguished career at the museum, she focused her expertise on artifact conservation—especially First Nations’ totems, basketry and wooden cultural objects recovered from waterlogged archæological sites.
Emma Garrett - Traditional Cherokee storage basket made from River Cane. "Basket-weaving is one of the oldest known Native American crafts--there are ancient Indian baskets from the Southwest that have been identified by archaeologists as nearly 8000 years old." Amazing skill from my wive's ancestral heritage. #TrollbeadsWorldTour