Berry Basket


From: Alaska | Klukwan

Curatorial Section: American

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Object Number NA1256E
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Chilkat | Tlingit
Provenience Alaska | Klukwan
Culture Area Northwest Coast Culture Area
Section American
Materials Spruce Root | Leather
Technique Basketry | Twined

Cylindrical basket with an inverted bottom. Undecorated except for a "raven's cradle board" pattern below the rim made using skip stitch weaving. One hide handle is attached at the rim. Rim damaged.

Technical notes: twined, close twined, two strand, three strand, diagonal/twill twining, in between weave (with plain). 14 warps and 11 rows per square inch.

Height 20 cm
Width 25 cm
Depth 13.5 cm
Outside Diameter 0 cm
Credit Line Alaska Ethnological Expedition, George Byron Gordon, 1905

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