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Raw Material

Basket

Object Number:CG231288-2450F
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Tlingit (uncertain)
Provenience: Alaska
Culture Area: Northwest Coast Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Bear Grass
Plant Fiber

Description

Raw materials used for basketry. Includes uniform length strips of bear grass, some of which are blackened. Some segments of bear grass are strung together with plant fiber threads. Strips are held together with an animal hide strap.

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