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Object Number:77-7-4
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Tlingit
Provenience: Alaska
Culture Area: Northwest Coast
Section:American
Materials:Spruce Root
Grass
maidenhair fern
Technique:Basketry
Twined
Height: 23.7 cm
Outside Diameter:26 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Theodore S. Fetter (nee Sara V. Walker) and Elizabeth Walker Crofts, 1977

Description

Cylindrical spruce root basket. Finely woven, with vertical zig-zag pattern in a raised weave occurring about ever 2 1/2" on surface. Three horizontal bands of design in a dark brown fibre with some yellow.

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