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Berry Basket

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Object Number:NA8190
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Tlingit
Yakutat (Culture)
Provenience: Alaska
Culture Area: Northwest Coast Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Spruce Root
Grass
maidenhair fern
Technique:Basketry
Twined
Height: 16.2 cm
Outside Diameter:22 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Henry K. Deisher, 1918
Other Number:324 - Collector Number

Description

Yakutat basket with rich coloring with native dyes. Technical notes: twined, close twined, two-strand, in-between weave (with plain), three-strand, wrapped weft ("false embroidery"); 13 warps and 16 wefts per square inch. Inverted bottom; selvage pattern; purchased wtih NA8188.

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