Aleut. <em>Basketry Case in Two Parts</em>, late 19th–early 20th century. Fiber, 6 1/2 x 3 1/2 in. (16.5 x 8.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of George Foster Peabody, 02.255.2252a-b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 02.255.2252a-b_acetate_bw.jpg)

Basketry Case in Two Parts


Medium: Fiber

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:late 19th–early 20th century

Dimensions: 6 1/2 x 3 1/2 in. (16.5 x 8.9 cm)


Accession Number: 02.255.2252a-b

Image: 02.255.2252a-b_acetate_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Twined basketry case in two parts for carrying bone needles. It is decorated with embroidered squares in various colors. The case is flat and the two parts fit one inside the other. Openwork at ends.

Brooklyn Museum