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unknown Wasco


Woven basketry

8.5 x 4.25 x 6.75 in. (21.59 x 10.795 x 17.145 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 95.1.15
Geography: North and Central America, United States, Washington or Oregon
Classification: Containers and Vessels; Baskets
Culture/Nationality: Wasco, Native American
Collection: George and Anne Vaux Collection

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  • baskets - Containers made of twigs, rushes, thin strips of wood, or other flexible material woven together.
  • Native American - Typically reserved to refer narrowly to the cultures of the native peoples of the United States and Canada, excluding the Eskimos and Aleuts. For the indigenous peoples of Canada use the term "First Nations." For the broader concept of the cultures of any native peoples of Central America, South America, North America, or the West Indies who are considered to belong to the Mongoloid division of the human species, use "Amerindian (culture)."
  • North American - Refers to the cultures of the continent of North America, which is bounded by the Atlantic Ocean, the Pacific Ocean, the Arctic Circle, and Central America. In classifications schemes based on physical geography, Central America, and North America are parts of the same continent.
  • Plateau Native American styles - Styles belonging to Plateau Native American cultures.
  • Wasco - Style and culture of a group of Native Americans Chinook who are closely related to the Wishram, both being Plateau tribes that share many cultural aspects of the Northwest Coast tribes. When Europeans arrived, the Wasco lived along the banks of the Columbia River, near The Dalles. Today the tribes are part of the Warm Springs Reservation in Oregon and Confederated Tribes and Bands of the Yakama Nation in Washington.

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Exhibition List
This object was included in the following exhibitions:
  • Bags from Around the World: A Cross-Cultural Approach to the Bag Making Tradition Neta Borshansky , Mar 26, 2001 – Jun 8, 2001

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