|Current Location:||Collections Storage|
|Provenience:||United States of America|
|Culture Area:||Northwest Coast Culture Area|
|Outside Diameter:||21.5 cm|
|Credit Line:||Purchased from Louis Shotridge, 1930|
|Other Number:||18 - Other Number|
Cylindrical basket with slightly expanding sides. Made of split roots of the spruce tree, fine weave, natural color. Decorated with upper and lower bands of straw false embroidery in a "shaman's hat" pattern in white, black, and brown. Central band of the spear barb variant of the "half the head of a salmon berry" pattern in black and brown. Narrow band of brown and natural straw at rim in a "strawberry basket," or checked, pattern. Natural Indian dyes.
Technical notes: twined, close twined, two-strand, diagonal twill/twining, three-strand, wrapped weft ("false embroidery"). 13 warps, 19 wefts per square inch. Bottom compact twine. Selvage pattern. Holes in bottom where cardboard was removed. Two rows skip-stitch before and after design bands.
|[Book] Preucel, Robert W., and Wierzbowski, William S., and Williams, Lucy F. 2005. Native American Voices on Identity, Art and Culture: Objects of Everlasting Esteem.. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Pages 170-171/Plate 69||View Objects related to this Actual Citation|
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