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Basket

Basket Lid

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Object Number:NA7693
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Tlingit
Provenience: Alaska
Culture Area: Northwest Coast Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Spruce Root
Grass
Technique:Basketry
Twined
Height: 8 cm
Outside Diameter:12.5 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from G. T. Emmons, 1918
Other Number:A/57 - Field No SF

Description

Open work basket. Vessel rattle, basket with rattling lid. Technical notes: twined, close twined, two-strand, wrapped weft ("false embroidery"). basket: 12 warps, 17 wefts per square inch; Lid (knob): 12 warps, 14 wefts per square inch; Lip: 9 wefts per square inch. Inverted bottom; rattle-top lid; green strawberry

Bibliography:

[Article] Seder, Theodore A. 1952. "Old World Overtones in the New World: Some Parallels with North American Indian Musical Instruments". The University Museum Bulletin. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. 16. no. 4. pg. 1-66 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: figure 17View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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