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Basket  (Containers and Vessels)  "circa 1900"

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1890-1910

Materials:

Spruce root, dye/dyes, reed canary grass

Techniques:

Twined, false-embroidered, dyed

Dimensions:

24.5 x 21.4 x 20.5 cm

Cultures:

Alutiiq (Pacific Eskimo), American Indians, Arctic, Chugach, Native Americans, North America, Western Arctic

State:

Alaska

Country:

USA

Collection History:

Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of Frederick W. Skiff (1868-1947, Portland, Oregon, dentist and antiquarian); purchased by MAI in 1927.

Source ID:

NMAI_167850

Catalog Number:

15/6591

Album Name:

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