Month: May 2017

Artifact of the Week

Handmade lacquered leather lidded box with crosshatch embroidered design. leather, cured hide, lacquer, natural dyes ca. 1800, North America Sometimes an object comes into the collection and we don’t have a lot of information on its provenance (history), maker, or even age. This unusual…

Artifact of the Week

Twined bichrome lidded basket with deer iconography and banded geometric design, possibly by Ada Markishtum (b. 1888 – d. 1965), Makah Cedar bark, dyed bear grass ca. 1920, North America Interestingly, this basket was found in the collection with a tag attached identifying it…

Longfellow School Update

From Our Executive Director: Just to update our supporters: unfortunately, we have no new news regarding our negotiations to purchase the Longfellow School.  Due to an emergency, the discussion regarding our letter of interest was bumped from the school district’s agenda last meeting.  We have been rescheduled…

Artifact of the Week

Twined bichrome cylindrical lidded basket, also called a “Sally Bag,” Columbia Plateau, possibly Wasco-Wishram Hemp, corn husk, natural dye, doe skin, cotton thread ca. 1885, North America “Sally Bags” are flexible cylindrical baskets common in Columbia Plateau weaving. These baskets had a loop which…

UPDATE: Interwoven Dialogues: A New EMOH Exhibit

Update Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  Everett Museum of History Interwoven Dialogues: The Architecture of Basketry Photographs by Susan Gans of Artifacts from the Everett Museum of History Collection  June 15th – August 27th, 2017 Schack Art Center 2921 Hoyt Avenue Everett, WA 98201…

Artifact of the Week

Walpi Polychrome pottery bowl, unsigned, Hopi clay, slip, natural paints ca. 1920, North America Rich in iron, Hopi clay pottery can fire from cream to light red in color. Early nineteenth century pottery used a white slip casting underneath the painted decoration, which is…

Annual Meeting this Sunday

Join (up) with us! Annual Meeting May 7, 2017, 2-4 p.m. Hibulb Cultural Center 6410 23rd Ave NE Tulalip, WA  98271  Join us for an interesting program on “mapping your space” by Fred Cruger, the Executive Director of the Granite Falls Museum, AND an update…