Needle - ROM2010_11293_3



Maker: Coast Salish, Cowichan
Medium:Made of split branch of Spirea
Geography: Duncan, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada
Date: 19th-early 20th century
99.8 x 1.5 cm
Object number: 939.31.26
Credit Line: George T. Emmons Collection
Not on view
DescriptionUsed in making cattail rush sleeping mats and long mats of bulrush for lining interior house walls. The rushes are sewn together with these long needles, using a thread of twisted rush leaves.
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