Arts of the Americas
Spruce root, natural dye
late 19th-early 20th century
7 1/2 x 10 1/4 in. (19 x 26 cm)
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Anonymous gift in memory of Dr. Harlow Brooks
Twined cylindrical basket with false embroidery tightly woven into a fret and arrow design in red and ivory .
Examined by Deborah Head, a Tlingit/Haida basket maker on 6/17/09, who mentioned that this basket has a different type of border and is important for that reason. She also said that the medium is spruce root.
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