University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 30-11-7
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Tlingit
Provenience: Alaska
Culture Area: Northwest Coast
Section:American
Materials:Spruce Root
Grass
maidenhair fern
Technique:Basketry
Twined
Height: 10.2cm
Outside Diameter:14.7cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Louis Shotridge, 1930

Description

Made of split roots of spruce tree, natural colour; entire basket is woven with fine raised zigzag design. Straw false embroidery in brown and orange and two lines of pink root. Natural Indian dyes


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