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Object Number:
30-11-1
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Tlingit
Provenience:
Alaska
Culture Area:
Northwest Coast
Section:
American
Materials:
Spruce Root
Technique:
Basketry
Description:
Made of split roots of spruce tree, fine weave natural colour. Outside, except a narrow band around top and bottom, is covered entirely with straw false embroidery with a design in black, gray and orange; at top and bottom of the design is a line of purple root. Natural Indian dyes
Height:
17.8cm
Outside Diamater:
22.86cm
Credit Line:
Purchased from Louis Shotridge

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