Arts of the Americas
Spruce root, natural dye
late 19th-early 20th century
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Anonymous gift in memory of Dr. Harlow Brooks
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Tlingit. Cylindrical Basket, late 19th-early 20th century. Spruce root, natural dye, 7 1/2 x 10 1/4 in. (19 x 26 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Anonymous gift in memory of Dr. Harlow Brooks, 43.201.286. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 43.201.286_acetate_bw.jpg)
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Twined cylindrical basket with false embroidery tightly woven into a fret and arrow design in red and ivory .
Examined by Deborah Head, a Tlingit/Haida basket maker on 6/17/09, who mentioned that this basket has a different type of border and is important for that reason. She also said that the medium is spruce root.
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