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Basket

Basket Lid

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Object Number:NA7687
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Tlingit
Provenience: Alaska
Culture Area: Northwest Coast Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Spruce Root
Grass
Technique:Basketry
Twined
Height: 11 cm
Outside Diameter:19 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from G. T. Emmons, 1918
Other Number:A/25 - Other Number

Description

Lidded basket. Technical notes: twined, close twined, two-strand, in-between weave (with plain), wrapped weft ("false embroidery"). Basket: 10 warps, 16 wefts per square inch; Lid (knob); 12 warps, 16 wefts per square inch; Lip: 11 wefts per square inch. Rattle-top lid, beaver skin on stretcher with cross inside.

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