University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 30-11-9
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Tlingit
Provenience: Alaska
Culture Area: Northwest Coast
Section:American
Materials:Spruce Root
Grass
maidenhair fern
Technique:Basketry
Twined
Height: 11.5cm
Outside Diameter:13.5cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Louis Shotridge, 1930

Description

Made of split roots of spruce tree, natural colour. Entrie basket woven in fine raised zigzag design. band of straw false embroidery in brown, orange and natural colour is outlined in black root; two narrower bands of straw false embroidery. Black root woven in edge. Natural Indian dyes


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