From: United States of America | Alaska

Curatorial Section: American

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Object Number 31-23-2
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Tlingit
Provenience United States of America | Alaska
Culture Area Northwest Coast Culture Area
Section American
Materials Spruce Root | Grass | maidenhair fern
Technique Basketry | Twined

Nearly cylindrical. Twined weave with false embroidery. Design, butterfly and "half of the salmon berry." Technical notes: twined, close twined, two-strand, three-strand, in-between weave (with plain), wrapped weft ("false embroidery"); 18 warps and 22 wefts per square inch. Literal butterfly pattern, half of salmon berry pattern.

Height 13.6 cm
Width 22 cm
Depth 19 cm
Credit Line Purchased from George E. Starr, 1931

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