Root Storage Bag

Description: 

"Between weave" twining, closed spacing; cedar, no decoration; cotton muslin edge.,height: 17"; width: 14 1/2"

Original Date: 
1900-1925
Language: 
English
Rights: 
Copyright for permission to reproduce Northwest Museum of Arts & Culture/Eastern Washington State Historical Society Spokane, Washington
Source: 
AI Collection
Publisher: 
EWSHS/MAC
Identifier: 
MAC_45774
Type: 
Format: 
JPEG
Author: 
admin
Cultural Narrative: 

This could be a gunny sack, or maybe a flour sack used for the biding on top. Joyce Swan

They used bluebird flour bags sometimes. This is a root storage bag. Leta Campbell

Title: 
Root Storage Bag
Category: 
Artistry and Artifacts
Keywords: 
gunny sack, flour bag
Identifier: 
MAC_45774_CDA
Author: 
admin