From: Alaska | Koyukon Station | Yukon River

Curatorial Section: American

Object Number 99-12-1
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Athapaskan
Provenience Alaska | Koyukon Station | Yukon River
Culture Area Subarctic Culture Area
Section American
Materials Birch Bark | Willow (uncertain)

Oval, open-mouthed, low-sided birch bark basket. Foundation of single birch bark piece, folded at four corners. Single rod added to outside of rim, lashed with .3 cm wide willow(?) strips with open stitching, each approximately .5 cm apart. Four small birch bark pieces added to each side at outside rim. White outer surface of bark faces out, interior is inner red surface.

Height 9.9 cm
Length 21.6 cm
Credit Line Gift of Dr. Frederica de Laguna, 1999

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