From: United States of America | Alaska
Curatorial Section: American
|Current Location||Collections Storage|
|Provenience||United States of America | Alaska|
|Culture Area||Northwest Coast Culture Area|
|Materials||Spruce Root | Grass | maidenhair fern|
|Technique||Basketry | Twined|
Cylindrical basket with slightly expanding sides. Made of split roots of the spruce tree, fine weave, natural color. Decorated with upper and lower bands of straw false embroidery in a "shaman's hat" pattern in orange. Central band of three rows of checker board in black and natural colors. Natural Indian dyes.
Technical notes: twined, close twined, two-strand, in-between weave (with plain), three-strand, wrapped weft ("false embroidery"). 17 warps, 22 wefts per square inch. Bottom in between.
|Outside Diameter||15.8 cm|
|Credit Line||Purchased from Louis Shotridge, 1930|
|Other Number||8 - Other Number|
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