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Native American Voices|
Currently On Display
|Culture Area:||Northwest Coast Culture Area|
|Outside Diameter:||0 cm|
|Credit Line:||Wanamaker Expedition to the Northwest Coast; Louis Shotridge, 1923|
|Other Number:||12 - Other Number|
Baby carrier comprised of woven spruce root folded over a bent, wooden frame. Spruce root lashings and cotton string is used to hold the basketry in shape. The outer, lower edge has a raven's cradle board design woven in. This design is separated from the rest of the basketry by a weft row, which is narrower than the rest of the material and woven on a diagonal. Made from reused basketry. Would be covered with soft buckskin when in use.
Technical notes: twined, close twined, two-strand, in-between weave (with plain), three-strand, diagonal/twill twining; 15 warps, 16 wefts per square inch.
Current & Past Exhibitions:
|Native American Voices: The People - Here and Now (01 Mar 2014)||View Objects in Exhibition|
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