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Plains Indian Museum

Tlingit 14 Northwest Coast 50
bear grass 45 spruce root 15
lid 25 basket 234
ca. 1900
basket height: 1.75 in, Diameter: 3.5 in, lid height: 1.375 in, lid diameter: 3.625 in
Credit Line:
Simplot Collection, gift of J.R. Simplot
FUNCTION: Recreation and Ritual/Gift and Novelties. Trinket basket with lid: Round twined basket, straight sides, slightly concave bottom, natural yellow sitka spruceroot (?) and beargrass; false embroidery, dark brown fretwork band around middle with row of black spots above and below, green spots along corner where sides and bottom meet. Round twined lid with flared knob, band of false embroidery, dark brown parallelograms with row of black spots above and below around lid and knob, green spots along lid and knob edges 1/2" lid sides fit over basket rim.
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As of 06-14-2017 this object is on display in the Plains Indian Museum.
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