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Basket

Object Number:2004-23-55A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Tlingit
Provenience: United States of America
Alaska
Juneau
Culture Area: Northwest Coast Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Wicker
Reed (plant)
Fiber
Dye
Spruce Root
Technique:Basketry
Twined
Height: 9.2 cm
Width: 11 cm
Depth: 10.8 cm
Credit Line:Gift of the Estate of Frederica de Laguna, 2004

Description

Small basket w/ bulbous middle and tapering base; star-shaped design; matching lid (2004-23-55B). Technical notes: twined, open and close twined, two-strand, three-strand, in-between weave (with plain), wrapped weft ("false embroidery"), cross-warp.

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