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Feather Case

Object Number:NA9490
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Tlingit
Provenience: Alaska
Killisnoo
Culture Area: Northwest Coast Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Red Cedar
Length: 85.2 cm
Width: 22 cm
Depth: 0.3 cm
Credit Line:Wanamaker Expedition to the Northwest Coast; Louis Shotridge, 1923
Other Number:20 - Field No SF

Description

Basket woven feather case with plaited designs. Long, rectangular, and flat with three creases where it would have been folded. Design of intersecting, diagonal, compound lines made from a dark material over a lighter material ground.

Technical notes: plaited; 5 warps, 4 wefts per square inch. Diagonal plaiting; red cedar, long cedar, B!6; arrows?

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