University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number:50-50-14
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Tlingit
Provenience: Alaska
Angoon Area
Ketintcian
Killisnoo Harbor
Admiralty Island
Culture Area: Northwest Coast
Section:American
Materials:Spruce Root
Fabric
Technique:Basketry
Height: 17 cm
Thickness: 0.1 cm
Outside Diameter:14.4 cm
Credit Line:Survey of Northern Tlingit Country, Frederica de Laguna, 1950

Description

Twined spruce root. Emmons' weave type 2. Cylindrical. Sides caved in. Circular base edged by 1 row of "embroidery". Brown with black stains. Emmons' border type 7 or 10 (?) 2 loop handles of cloth, sewn opposite each other on rim; 1 toen off, 1 standing above rim. Emmons' type 1/ (worn around neck).


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