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Cylindrical Basket

Arts of the Americas

CULTURE Tlingit
MEDIUM Spruce root, natural dye
GEOGRAPHICAL LOCATIONS
DATES late 19th-early 20th century
DIMENSIONS 7 1/2 x 10 1/4 in. (19 x 26 cm)
COLLECTIONS Arts of the Americas
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
ACCESSION NUMBER 43.201.286
CREDIT LINE Anonymous gift in memory of Dr. Harlow Brooks
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION 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. Condition: good.
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