Accession Number: 72-96-16
Description: spruce root; grass; black; orange; blue-green; woven; decorated
Descriptive Narrative: One large Tlingit spruce root basket. Three bands of false embroidery in several different colors of dyed...
Alexi, Emma (maker). Wastepaper basket shape with a square base rising to a round mouth; made of a large piece of birchbark with two small pieces inserted and sewn on either side; sewn with spruce root; rim rod of willow; the outer bark is on the...
Basket made of willow and with single rod coiling. Is small
and round with a slight constriction at the rim. Has small
designs that consist of three parallel vertical lines which are
done in colored wool or sewing thread, in a variety of
Birch bark; folded basket; dark side turned inside; extra layer of birch bark with dark side turned out in between folds of basket on outside; rim and side rods of willow; lashed with spruce root; A - 4 1/4" across 5.5cm x 11cm x 7.5cm