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Basket, 1/2 bullet-holder

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This basket was constructed using "false embroidery" twined weaving. It is ecru, brown, and purple colored.

Provenance

Gift of George Meacham in 1916.

Credit Line

Gift of George F. Meacham

Native American (Tlingit), before 1916

Object Place

Sitka, Northwest Coast, United States

Dimensions

8.9 cm (3.5 in.)

Accession Number

16.163

Medium or Technique

Other organic material

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Basketry