Lidded basket, Inuit. Gift of Dr. Gay Wickersham Davis. Whatcom Museum #2008.68.1.
February 3 – June 10, 2018; Old City Hall
Curated by Rebecca Hutchins, Curator of Collections
Hidden in the Bundle features a selection of baskets from the Whatcom Museum’s extensive Native American and First Nations collection. Representing different eras and cultures, the baskets showcase some unique, innovative, and even playful elements of design or decoration. The viewer can explore these creative and practical adaptations while pondering the role of individual expression in the world of basket-making.
Carrying basket, Salish. Gift of the Estate of Carl Cary. Whatcom Museum # 1992.7.24.
Woven bottle basket, Nootka. Gift of the Estate of Carl Cary. Whatcom Museum # 1992.7.69.
https://www.whatcommuseum.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/assets-navbar-logo-300x101.png00Christina Claassenhttps://www.whatcommuseum.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/assets-navbar-logo-300x101.pngChristina Claassen2018-02-03 23:44:562018-06-11 20:07:25HIDDEN IN THE BUNDLE: A LOOK INSIDE THE WHATCOM MUSEUM'S BASKETRY COLLECTION