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Object Number:NA7685
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Tlingit
Provenience: Alaska
Culture Area: Northwest Coast Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Spruce Root
Grass
Technique:Basketry
Twined
Height: 12.5 cm
Outside Diameter:20.5 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from G. T. Emmons, 1918
Other Number:A/21 - Other Number

Description

Technical notes: twined, close twined, two-strand, in-between weave (with plain), wrapped weft ("false embroidery"). Basket: 7 warps, 15 wefts per square inch; Lid (lip): 13 warps, 13 wefts per square inch; Lid (knob): 11 warps, 15 wefts per square inch. Rattle-top lid.

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