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Basket Lid

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Object Number:
76-9-1B
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Aleut
Provenience:
Alaska
Attu Island
Aleutian Islands
Culture Area:
Arctic (Culture Area)
Section:
American
Materials:
Plant Fiber
Silk
Technique:
Basketry
Description:
Cylindrical finely woven basket with lid. Made of dried grasses and embroidered with silk thread in geometric designs (repeated over surface). Embroidery colors: red, green, pink, blue, la vendor, purple, orange. Concentric circles of "lattice" work on base of basket.
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Theodore W. Terhune

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Native American Voices: The People - Here and Now (01 Mar 2014 - Nov 2018)
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