Perpetual Salish Bentwood Box

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Red Cedar wood, Yellow Cedar wood, Acrylic paint

“This abstract design is actively moving forward practices that are rooted daily in their traditions and the issues of the present world. This design on a traditional bentwood box is to invite viewers to recognize the rich wealth of tradition inherent in the art of this region and to gain an understanding that, alongside its perpetuation, there are new ideas, inspirations, and contexts to which Salish artists today, respond and address.” – Margaret August 2024

Specific and unique to the Northwest Coast People is the bentwood or bent-corner box or container. A most outstanding item of the First Nations people, it is a made from one single plank of wood through a lengthy steaming process – a method strictly adapted by the coastal peoples.

9.5 x 11 x 11" (24.13 x 27.94 x 27.94cm)

CA$3,400.00

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Red Cedar wood, Yellow Cedar wood, Acrylic paint

“This abstract design is actively moving forward practices that are rooted daily in their traditions and the issues of the present world. This design on a traditional bentwood box is to invite viewers to recognize the rich wealth of tradition inherent in the art of this region and to gain an understanding that, alongside its perpetuation, there are new ideas, inspirations, and contexts to which Salish artists today, respond and address.” – Margaret August 2024

Specific and unique to the Northwest Coast People is the bentwood or bent-corner box or container. A most outstanding item of the First Nations people, it is a made from one single plank of wood through a lengthy steaming process – a method strictly adapted by the coastal peoples.

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