University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 30-11-5
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Tlingit
Provenience: Alaska
Culture Area: Northwest Coast
Section:American
Materials:Spruce Root
Grass
Copper
Technique:Basketry
Twined
Height: 13.5cm
Outside Diameter:16cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Louis Shotridge, 1930
Other Number11 - Other Number

Description

Made of split roots of spruce tree, fine weave; dipped in sulphite of copper to prevent dirt from working in, thus a light green in colour. Straw false embroidery in two bands in reddish brown and orange. Natural Indian dyes


You may also be interested in these objects:


See a problem? Let us know online.collections@pennmuseum.org

© Penn Museum 2016 Sitemap / Contact / Copyright / Disclaimer / Privacy / Upenn