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Basket

Basket Lid

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Object Number:NA7692
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Tlingit
Provenience: Alaska
Culture Area: Northwest Coast Culture Area
Late Date: 1882
Section:American
Materials:Spruce Root
Grass
maidenhair fern
Technique:Basketry
Twined
Height: 13 cm
Outside Diameter:18.5 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from G. T. Emmons, 1918
Other Number:A/56 - Other Number

Description

Lidded basket. Technical notes: twined, close twined, two-strand, wrapped weft ("false embroidery"). Basket: 11 warps, 16 wefts per square inch; Lid (top): 7 warps, 14 wefts per square inch; Lid (knob): 14 warps, 11 wefts per square inch; Lip: 13 wefts per square inch. Rattle-top lid; brown bear track, blanket border.

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