From: Alaska

Curatorial Section: American

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Object Number NA5678
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 a "raven's cradle board" pattern below the rim made using skip stitch weaving. Remnants of a twisted plant fiber handle are present along the rim. Opposite the handle, the rim is damaged. Previously folded.

Technical notes: twined, close twined, two-strand, three-strand. 16 warps, 16 wefts per square inch.

Height 38.5 cm
Outside Diameter 38 cm
Credit Line Wanamaker Expedtion to the Northwest Coast, Louis Shotridge, 1917
Other Number BT-6 - Other Number | LS - Other Number

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