Tlingit. <em>Cylindrical Basket</em>, 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)

Cylindrical Basket


Medium: Spruce root, natural dye

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:late 19th-early 20th century

Dimensions: 7 1/2 x 10 1/4 in. (19 x 26 cm)


Accession Number: 43.201.286

Image: 43.201.286_acetate_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
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. Condition: good.

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