basket with lid; First Nations basket with lid; The basket is round, with a single handle (opposite handle is missing). The lid has a knob handle in the centre. Basket and lid are decorated with a dark and light spiraling pattern. Had been used for storing knitting.
The basket was acquired by the donor's grandparents, Matilda and Robert William Handel, when they were living in North Vancouver. They were made by one of the local First Nations weavers, name unknown.