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Berry Basket

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

Description

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.

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