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Basket with cover  (Containers and Vessels)  "circa 1880"

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1875-1885

Materials:

Beach grass/Rye grass, silk embroidery floss

Techniques:

Twined, false-embroidered

Dimensions:

19.5 x 19 cm

Cultures:

American Indians, Arctic, Native Americans, North America, Unangan (Aleut), Western Arctic

Site Name:

Aleutian Islands

County:

Aleut Native Corporation

State:

Alaska

Archipelago:

Aleutian Islands

Country:

USA

Collection History:

Collection history unknown, but said to have been collected circa 1880; formerly in the collection of Mrs. James B. Clemens (George Heye's sister Marie Heye Clemens, ca. 1869-1943) and donated by her in 1919 or purchased by MAI using funds she donated.

Source ID:

NMAI_104999

Catalog Number:

9/7038

Album Name:

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