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Object Name Basket
Catalog Number 1975.001.0041A-B
Place of Origin Arctic
Date 1880-1920
Year Range from 1880.0
Year Range to 1920.0
Made By Inupiaq or Yup'ik (Eskimo)
Used By Inupiaq or Yup'ik (Eskimo)
Object Description Basket (A) and lid (B), lid sits inside basket. Coiled construction decorated with vertical bands made of skin and gut, probably from seal. Round form with narrow base and slopping shoulder. Lid has small knob which is darker than other surrounding grass, interior of knob is dyed reddish/orange.
Material skin, leather, dye, grass
Collection Native American-Worth Collection
Height (in) 8
Diameter (in) 9