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Object Name Basket, Food Storage
Catalog Number 1975.001.0065
Place of Origin Arctic
Date 1870-1920
Year Range from 1870.0
Year Range to 1920.0
Made By Aleutian Island
Used By Aleutian Island
Object Description Twined basket with straight warp, closed twining, braided rim (sea grass, rye family), cylindrical in shape. Embroidered in red, blue, gray and brown wool. Hour-glass shape with contrasting color at center. Zig zag at top and bottom edge, two rows of red wool with brown wool in between.
Material sea grass, rye, wool
Collection Native American-Worth Collection
Height (in) 11
Diameter (in) 11