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Wasco Sally Bag with Geometric Design, c. 1920

Wasco Sally Bag with Geometric Design, c. 1920

Regular price $950.00 Sale

Wasco Sally Bag with Geometric Designs, c. 1920
Plateau Basketry

corn husk weft, native fiber warp, natural dyes, leather rim and loops
10.5" high x 7.5" diameter

Flexible cylindrical baskets, also known as "sally bags," are a hallmark of Columbia Plateau weaving. Rims are often finished with leather and lether loops to attach the basket to a belt. Sally bags were used to carry and store roots and other foods, as well as medicines and personal items.