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Berry Basket

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Object Number:97-85-18
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Tlingit
Yakutat (Culture)
Provenience: Alaska
Prince William Sound
Culture Area: Northwest Coast Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Spruce Root
Grass
maidenhair fern
Stem
Technique:Basketry
Twined
Height: 27.5 cm
Width: 23 cm
Depth: 29 cm
Outside Diameter:0 cm
Credit Line:Gift of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 1997
Other Number:L-85-18 - Old Museum Number
16150 - ANSP Number
II 54 - Gottschall Number

Description

Nearly cylindrical. Two-ply twining of spruce root with "tying" and "wave" designs in flase embroidery. Inverted bottom. Technical notes: twined, close twined, two-strand, three-strand, in-between weave (with plain), wrapped weft ("false embroidery"); 10 warps and 16 wefts per square inch.

Bibliography:

[Book] Gottschall, Amos H. 1909. Priced and Descriptive Catalogue of the Utensils, Implements, Weapons, Ornaments, Etc., of the Indians, Mound Builders, Cliff Dwellers: Typical Collections No. 2.. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: II 54View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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