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Object Number:NA8198
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Aleut
Provenience: Alaska
Attu Island
Aleutian Islands
Culture Area: Arctic Culture Area
Period: Bayles Collection
Section:American
Materials:Plant Fiber
Technique:Basketry
Height: 15.24 cm
Outside Diameter:17.78 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Henry K. Deisher, 1918
Other Number:329 - Collector Number

Description

Cylindrical; bottom twining on divided warps; side twined on crossed warps. Design of small diamonds interspersed with smaller crosses, in wool false embroidery. Lid with button-like knobs.

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