The Penn Museum is temporarily closed to the public due to COVID-19. Learn more.
logo

Basket

Object Number:NA9489
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Tlingit
Provenience: Alaska
Culture Area: Northwest Coast
Section:American
Materials:Plant Fiber
Spruce Root
Technique:Basketry
Height: 31 cm
Width: 24 cm
Depth: 23 cm
Credit Line:Wanamaker Expedition to the Northwest Coast; Louis Shotridge, 1923
Other Number:42 - Other Number

Description

Strainer; open work basket, tight bottom. Technical notes: twined, open twined, two-strand,cross-warp, diagonal/twill twining; 5 warps, 9 wefts per square inch. Cross-warping: 5 warps, 4 wefts per square inch.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Raven\'s Journey: The World of Alaska\'s Native People ( Nov 1986 - Feb 2010) View Objects in Exhibition

You may also be interested in these objects:


See a problem? Let us know online.collections@pennmuseum.org