University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number: NA1238
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Aleut
Provenience: Alaska
Attu Island
Aleutian Islands
Culture Area: Arctic (Culture Area)
Section:American
Materials:Plant Fiber
Wool
Technique:Basketry
Twined
Height: 29.21cm
Outside Diameter:22.86cm
Credit Line:Alaska Ethnological Expedition, George Byron Gordon, 1905

Description

Rounded bottom, straight side. Twined on divided warps. Design, small diamonds in wool false embroidery. Braided loop finish to top and braided carrying strap.


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