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Basket

Object Number:45-15-9
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 cm
Width: 31 cm
Depth: 23.5 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Mrs. Owen Stephens, 1945

Description

Cylindrical twined basket, false embroidery. Natural and red, shaman's hat pattern. Technical notes: twined, close twined, two-strand, three-strand, in-between weave (with plain), wrapped weft ("false embroidery").

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