Basketry Teapot with Lid
Arts of the Americas
Spruce root, grass, dye
first half 20th century
7 x 9 7/8 x 6 1/8 in. (17.8 x 25.1 x 15.6 cm) (show scale)
Gift of Phyllis H. Shreeve
This woven teapot is missing the knob from it's lid. It is an excellent example of the creativity of weavers early in the 20th century to make objects aimed at a tourist and collectors' market as the teapot was made to appeal to non-Native buyers.
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Tlingit. Basketry Teapot with Lid, first half 20th century. Spruce root, grass, dye, 7 x 9 7/8 x 6 1/8 in. (17.8 x 25.1 x 15.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Phyllis H. Shreeve, 1994.185a-b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 1994.185a-b_transp3547.jpg)
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