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Basket

Basket Lid

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Object Number:NA8187
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Tlingit
Yakutat (Culture)
Provenience: Alaska
Culture Area: Northwest Coast Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Spruce Root
Grass
Technique:Basketry
Twined
Height: 9 cm
Outside Diameter:17.5 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Henry K. Deisher, 1918
Other Number:330 - Collector Number

Description

Medicine basket with lid. Rattle top lid, floated design. Technical notes: twined, close twined, two-strand, in-between weave (with plain), three-strand, wrapped weft ("false embroidery"); 13 warps and 18 wefts per square inch.

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