"After sorting, the grass blades are gathered in neat bundles and hung out to cure. Whenever a rain shower came along all the curing grass bundles throughout the village were whisked out of sight as if by magic." (Olaus J. Murie, Circa 1937)
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...