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Basket

Object Number:2004-23-56A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Tlingit
Provenience: Alaska
Culture Area: Northwest Coast Culture Area
Date Made: 1890s
Early Date: 1890
Late Date: 1899
Section:American
Materials:Wicker
Reed (plant)
Fiber
Spruce Root
Maidenhair Fern
Grass
Technique:Basketry
Twined
Height: 7.3 cm
Outside Diameter:11.6 cm
Credit Line:Gift of the Estate of Frederica de Laguna, 2004
Other Number:#43 (notes) - Other Number

Description

Rattle top basket; orange, brown design; w/ lid (2004-23-56B). Technical notes: twined, close twined, two-strand, three-strand, in-between weave (with plain), wrapped weft ("false embroidery").

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