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Object Number:76-9-1A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Alaska
Attu Island
Aleutian Islands
Culture Area: Arctic Culture Area
Materials:Plant Fiber
Height: 10 cm
Outside Diameter:12.5 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Theodore W. Terhune, 1976


Cylindrical finely woven basket with lid. Made of dried grasses and embroidered with silk thread in geometric designs (repeated over surface). Embroidery colors: red, green, pink, blue, la vendor, purple, orange. Concentric circles of "lattice" work on base of basket.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Native American Voices: The People - Here and Now (01 Mar 2014) View Objects in Exhibition


[Book] Preucel, Robert W., and Wierzbowski, William S., and Williams, Lucy F. 2005. Native American Voices on Identity, Art and Culture: Objects of Everlasting Esteem.. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 34-35View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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