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Berry Basket

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Object Number:97-85-7
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Tlingit
Yakutat (Alaska)
Klikitat (uncertain)
Provenience: Alaska
Prince William Sound
Culture Area: Northwest Coast Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Spruce Root
Grass
Technique:Basketry
Twined
Height: 20.8 cm
Width: 30 cm
Depth: 20 cm
Credit Line:Gift of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 1997
Other Number:L-85-7 - Old Museum Number
16134 - ANSP Number
II 58 - Gottschall Number

Description

truncated conical. Two-ply twining of spruce root with "blanket-border" design in false embroidery. Inverted bottom; warp adding on bottom. Technical notes: twined, close twined, two-strand, in-between weave (with plain), wrapped weft ("false embroidery"); 9 warps and 8 wefts per square inch.

Bibliography:

[Book] Gottschall, Amos H. 1909. Priced and Descriptive Catalogue of the Utensils, Implements, Weapons, Ornaments, Etc., of the Indians, Mound Builders, Cliff Dwellers: Typical Collections No. 2.. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: II 58View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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