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Plains Indian Museum

Makers
Tlingit 14 Upper Pacific Northwest 5
Descriptions
spruce root 15 bear grass 45 red cedar
Names
basket 234 lid 25
Date:
20th century
Dimensions:
basket height: 3 in, Diameter: 4.25 in, lid height: .875 in, lid diameter: 4.375 in
Credit Line:
Simplot Collection, gift of J.R. Simplot
Remarks:
FUNCTION: Recreation and Ritual/Gifts and Novelty Trinket basket with lid: Round twined basket, straight sides, flat bottom, natural brown western red cedar (?) and stika spruce root, false embroidery of beargrass with band of fretwork in dyed purple bordered top and bottom with rows of spots in dyed purple and yellow. Round twined flat lid with 5/8" sides, natural brown with false emroidered central band of 2 rows each dyed purple and yellow spots.
Accession Number:
NA.506.66

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