From: Alaska

Curatorial Section: American

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Object Number NA9219
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Tlingit
Provenience Alaska
Culture Area Northwest Coast Culture Area
Section American
Materials Spruce Root | Grass
Technique Basketry | Twined

Cylindrical basket with slightly expanding sides and an inverted bottom. The basket is separated into three sections of open work, cross-warp weaving in an eye-hole design. Two close twined bands are woven between the open work and feature false embroidery "leaves of fireweed" patterns pointing in opposite directions.

Technical notes: twined, open and close twined, cross-warp, two-strand, three-strand, wrapped weft ("false embroidery"). 15 warps, 16 wefts per square inch. Bottom in between.

Height 10 cm
Outside Diameter 13 cm
Credit Line Wanamaker Expedition to the Northwest Coast; Louis Shotridge, 1918
Other Number B.T.13 - Other Number

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