Berry Basket


From: Alaska | Chilkat River Region

Curatorial Section: American

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Object Number NA171
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Chilkat | Tlingit
Provenience Alaska | Chilkat River Region
Culture Area Northwest Coast Culture Area
Section American
Materials Spruce Root | Leather
Technique Basketry | Twined

Technical notes: twined, close twined, two-strand, in-between weave (with plain), diagonal/twill twining, three-strand; 18 warps and 16 wefts per square inch. Inverted bottom, raven's cradle design at top edge; three-strand under side.

Height 10.7 cm
Width 13.2 cm
Depth 9.2 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Grace Nicholson, 1905

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