Basket Lid


From: Alaska

Curatorial Section: American

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Object Number 57-26-16A
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Tlingit
Provenience Alaska
Culture Area Northwest Coast Culture Area
Section American
Materials Spruce Root | Grass
Technique Basketry | Twined

Technical notes: twined, close twined, two-strand, in-between weave (with plain), wrapped weft ("false embroidery"); 10 warps and 18 wefts per square inch. Rattle-top lid; three frogs design; pinwheel and triangle design on lid.

Height 8.3 cm
Outside Diameter 15 cm
Credit Line Gift of the George Washington Memorial Museum, 1957
Other Number l-269-16 - Old Museum Number

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