University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number:50-50-17
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Tlingit
Provenience: Alaska
Angoon Area
Channel Point
Culture Area: Northwest Coast
Section:American
Materials:Spruce Root
Fabric
Technique:Basketry
Height: 33 cm
Length: 53 cm
Thickness: 0.5 cm
Credit Line:Survey of Northern Tlingit Country, Frederica de Laguna, 1950

Description

Brown color. 2 strips for each warp strand with wide perpendicular strip running all around basket between them. Regular twined wefts alternating with these interior strips. Open top with edge finished in 3 rows of twined weft and turned-over warp ends. Square base in large loose wicker weave with warps and wefts nearly same size. Originally cylindrical, now flattened. Remains of 2 cloth handles arranged evenly around rim. Red, black, and brown weft used in sets of 3.


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