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Object Number:38-12-4
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Tlingit
Provenience: United States of America
Alaska
Culture Area: Northwest Coast Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Spruce Root
Grass
Technique:Basketry
Twined
Height: 23.2 cm
Outside Diameter:23.5 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Estate of Winifred Bell, 1938

Description

Spruce root; twined with false embroidery. Design: blanket border and shaman's hat? Colors: red and yellow [natural?] Technical notes: twined, open twined, two-strand, in-between weave (with plain), wrapped weft ("false embroidery"); 9 warps and 15 wefts per square inch. Wave design; shaman hat around the head.

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