University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 30-11-12
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Tlingit
Provenience: Alaska
Culture Area: Northwest Coast
Section:American
Materials:Spruce Root
Grass
Technique:Basketry
Twined
Height: 12.5cm
Outside Diameter:16.8cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Louis Shotridge, 1930
Other Number17 - Other Number

Description

Made of split roots of spruce tree, natural colour. Rougher finish than the other baskets in this lot. Entire basket woven with raised diamond design. Two bands of red straw diamonds in false embroidery. Natural Indian dyes


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