Berry Basket


From: Alaska | Chichagof Island

Curatorial Section: American

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

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.

Height 22.8 cm
Width 23.5 cm
Depth 20 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Henry K. Deisher, 1918
Other Number 327 - Collector Number

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