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Burden Basket

Object Number:97-85-388
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Chiricahua Apache (uncertain)
Provenience: United States of America
Oklahoma
Medicine Bluff Creek
Culture Area: Southwest Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Plant Fiber
Leather
Technique:Twilled Twining
Basketry
Height: 33.02 cm
Outside Diameter:38.1 cm
Credit Line:Gift of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 1997
Other Number:L-85-388 - Old Museum Number
17280 - ANSP Number
I 1644 - Gottschall Number

Description

Burden basket with two-strand twining strengthened with bands of three-strand, reinforced with four vertical leather straps. Geometric design of red and black bands. Leather burden strap.

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