Coastal Peoples Fine Art Gallery
New Arrivals
Home
Exhibitions
About Us
Contact Us
Art Match
How to Purchase
Under $1500
$1501 - $5000
$5001 + upwards
Gift Certificates
Argillite
Basketry
Books
Glasswork
Graphics
Jewelry
Masks
Pottery
Sculpture
Textiles
Totem Poles
Inuit
Maori Jewelry & Sculpture
Maps
Artist Biographies
Crest Figures
Corporate Services
Paddle Shapes
Worldwide Shipping
Careers + Opportunities
Language Translation
Gallery Location:

Gastown
312 Water Street
Vancouver BC
Canada V6B 1B6

P: 604.684.9222
E: art@coastalpeoples.com
 
Hours
NEW ADDRESS AS OF APRIL 1ST, 2017
332 Water Street, Unit 200
Vancouver, BC V6B 1B6

Open Daily 10:00am - 6:00pm
Extended Hours 10:00am - 7:00pm (April 15 - October 15)
After hours: Open by appointment only

Closed: Christmas Day; Boxing Day; New Year's Day

Near Skytrain station - Waterfront

Gallery policy:
Exchanges or store credit only
RapidSSL Site Seal
Sign In  |  New Account  |  Subscribe  |  Contact Us  |  1-888-686-9298  |  View Shopping Cart  |  Checkout
  Advanced Search

Basket weaving has become a dying art form due to the intensive task of gathering and preparing the materials as well as the intricate and labourious nature of weaving. Nevertheless, many elders are currently pursuing this art form in order to preserve it for future generations.

Haida women were best known for their cedar bark clothing, ceremonial head coverings and basketry. Miniatures were made specifically as giveaways while the larger proportioned baskets were utilized for berry picking, storage and cooking strainers.

The weaving patterns were traditionally geometric in origin. The fineness of the weave exemplified the expertise of the weaver and, therefore, held a greater value for trading purposes.

Displaying 11 to 20 (of 25 results)    Previous Page123Next Page

Displaying 11 to 20 (of 25 results)    Previous Page123Next Page