From: Alaska

Curatorial Section: American

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Object Number NA5674
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Chilkat | Tlingit
Provenience Alaska
Culture Area Northwest Coast Culture Area
Section American
Materials Spruce Root
Technique Basketry | Twined

Large, cylindrical basket. Undecorated except for five horizontal lines in a "wild celery" pattern below the rim. Two handles made from twisted plant fibers are attached at the rim on opposite sides. A small section of the rim and side are repaired with a piece of cloth. Previously folded.

Technical notes: twined, close twined, two-strand, in-between weave (with plain), three-strand. 11 warps, 17 wefts per square inch.

Height 38 cm
Width 44.3 cm
Depth 39.5 cm
Credit Line Wanamaker Expedtion to the Northwest Coast, Louis Shotridge, 1917
Other Number BT2 - Field No SF

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