University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:30-11-13
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Tlingit
Provenience: Alaska
Culture Area: Northwest Coast
Section:American
Materials:Spruce Root
Technique:Basketry
Height: 6.99 cm
Outside Diameter:6.99 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Louis Shotridge, 1930

Description

Made of split roots of spruce tree, natural colour. Two bands each outlined with brown root; straw false embroidery in brown. Fine weave. Natural Indian dyes


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