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Object Number:NA7657
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Tlingit
Provenience: Alaska
Culture Area: Northwest Coast Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Spruce Root
Grass
Technique:Basketry
Twined
Height: 31.5 cm
Width: 38 cm
Outside Diameter:30 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from G. T. Emmons, 1918
Other Number:A/38 - Other Number

Description

Technical notes: twined, close twined, two-strand, wrapped weft ("false embroidery"); 8 warps, 10 wefts per square inch. Selvage pattern; wrapped root at bottom side; wrapped root at bands on bottom; wrapped root at top of sode.

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