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Berry Basket

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

Description

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.

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