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Basket

Object Number:NA9220A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Tlingit
Chilkat
Provenience: Alaska
Culture Area: Northwest Coast
Section:American
Materials:Spruce Root
Leather
Technique:Basketry
Twined
Height: 41.5 cm
Width: 43 cm
Depth: 39 cm
Credit Line:Wanamaker Expedition to the Northwest Coast; Louis Shotridge, 1918
Other Number:LVS 112 - Other Number

Description

Bag or basket with straight sides and two small hide handles. Technical notes: twined, close twined, two-strand, in-between weave (with plain), three-strand; 11 warps, 11 wefts per square inch. Inverted bottom, raven's cradle board (16 rows); because basket is new, design elements on side are visible; originally part of NA3324.

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