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Tools used for working with cedarbark

Part of Northwest Coast Hall.

Mats of woven cedar bark and baskets of cedar bark or spruce root, by the Nuu-chah-nulth people of Vancouver Island.

Exhibition Text

The dull wooden choppers and the beater were used to soften cedarbark. The needles were used in making mats of rushes.

Collection Information

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Catalog No: 16 / 2094 Field No: 118
Culture: Nuu-chah-nulth, CLAYOQUATH
Locale: BC, VANCOUVER ISLAND, WEST COAST
Country: CANADA
Dimensions: L:22 W:13 [in CM]
Acquisition Year: 1897 [EXPEDITION]
Donor: JACOB