From: Alaska

Curatorial Section: American

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Object Number NA5769
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Tlingit
Provenience Alaska
Culture Area Northwest Coast Culture Area
Section American
Materials Spruce Root
Technique Basketry | Twined

Large basket with an inverted bottom. 16 rows of compact twining below the rim. Two handles made from twisted plant fiber are attached at the rim on opposite sides, one of which is damaged. Previously folded.

Technical notes: twined, close twined, two-strand, in-between weave (with plain). 9 warps, 9 wefts per square inch. Bottom ends before side starts (creates a rolled edge).

Height 42 cm
Width 35.6 cm
Depth 34 cm
Credit Line Wanamaker Expedtion to the Northwest Coast, Louis Shotridge, 1917
Other Number BT12 - Other Number

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