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Object Number:70-9-45
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Tlingit
Yakutat (Alaska)
Provenience: Alaska
Culture Area: Northwest Coast Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Spruce Root
Technique:Basketry
Height: 22.23 cm
Outside Diameter:29.21 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Samuel Pennypacker, 1970

Description

main texture is spruce roots interwoven with grasses and colored with vegetable dyes. Background color is brown. Geometric designs in red and yellow. Basket is circular and very deep.

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