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Object Number:45-15-13B
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:Twined
Height: 13 cm
Outside Diameter:20 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Mrs. Owen Stephens, 1945

Description

With false embroidery. Colors: natural, violet, green and red. Butterfly pattern on globular base with flat bottom. Lid has lines in concentric circles, with small knob. Technical notes: twined, close twined, two-strand, wrapped weft ("false embroidery"), 9 warps and 12 wefts per square inch. Ginger jar, butterfly pattern.

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