Wasco-Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs, Maker

Root Gathering Bag

Round, twined, cylindrical cornhusk bag. Bird and animal designs. Black fabric used in starting base. Braid at top edge with warp fibers clipped on inside., height: 7"; Diameter: 4 3/4"

Root Gathering Bag

Round, twined tule with a hemp base, plain with no decoration and cylindrical shape., Diameter: 3 1/2"; depth: 7"

Root Gathering Bag

Cylindrical, twined cedar with reed bag. Three horizontal dyed blue bands. Buckskin handle., depth: 7"; Diameter: 5"

Gramma's Gold Tooth

Contemporary twined cylinder bag of Hungarian hemp and cotton yarn, entitled "Gramma's Gold Tooth" featuring traditional southern Plateau images of: petroglyph face, sturgeon (with Hanford sturgeon), deer, and condor. The base has concentric circles of red, white, and blue, indicated by maker as "honors our soldiers in Afganistan fighting the President's war." (per maker's notes), height: 5 3/4"; circumference: 12 1/2"

Root Gathering Bag

Round, hemp, twined, cyllindrical bag with no decoration., Diameter: 5 1/2"; depth: 6"; circumference: 18"

Root Gathering Bag

Deep, round twined bag with three human figures and two birds, bows and cross designs worked in dark brown. Warp turned to inside at rim and clipped, leaving fringe. Cord attached at center bottom. 7 rows per inch 5 stitches per inch, height: 6 1/4"; Diameter at Top: 4 1/2"; Diameter at Bottom: 4"

Root Gathering Bag

Round, twined, cyllindrical bag. Hemp and cotton weft at top and base, balance cornhusk. Geometric designs., Diameter: 5"; height: 8"

Root Gathering Bag

Twined with a round base and soft sides. Cylindrical, plain with no decoration., height: 6"; Diameter: 5"; circumference: 16 1/2"

V-Harvest Basket

"V-Shape Harvest Basket". This is a mini-version of an open weave basket used for harvesting roots or bulbs, and carrying dried salmon. The V-shape gives the basket strength. The open weave lets the food crops breath. This basket was popular in trade gatherings. Materials: split tule warps, weavers are split cattail leaves. (per maker's notes), length: 11 1/2"; Diameter at Top: 7"

Root Gathering Bag

Round, twined, cylindrical bag. Hemp and cotton weft at top and base, balance cornhusk. Human, bird and canoe designs in brown. Braided rim., height: 8 1/2"; Diameter: 5 1/2"; circumference: 18"