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Object Number:NA7659
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Tlingit
Provenience: Alaska
Culture Area: Northwest Coast Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Spruce Root
Grass
Technique:Basketry
Twined
Height: 13.5 cm
Width: 13 cm
Depth: 12 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from G. T. Emmons, 1918
Other Number:A/44 - Field No SF

Description

Technical notes: twined, close twined, two-strand, three-strand, wrapped weft ("false embroidery"); 15 warps, 21 wefts per square inch. Inverted bottom; descenders and ascenders; selvage pattern; tides or wave, tying, squirrel intestines (?) design.

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