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Berry Basket

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Object Number:NA8192
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Hoonah
Provenience: Alaska
Chichagof Island
Culture Area: Northwest Coast Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Spruce Root
Grass
Technique:Basketry
Twined
Height: 22.8 cm
Width: 23.5 cm
Depth: 20 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Henry K. Deisher, 1918
Other Number:327 - Collector Number

Description

Technical notes: twined, close twined, two-strand, in-between weave (with plain), three-strand, wrapped weft ("false embroidery"); 10 warps and 15 wefts per square inch. Beaver skin on stretcher frame with cross inside.

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