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U990.7.6
Artist / Maker : Unknown
Title : Tlingit "Rattle top" spruce root basket
Date (Execution) : late 19th century
Geographical Origin : Alaska, United States
Cultural Group : Tlingit
Style / Period :
Medium / Material  : spruce root and grass; vegetable dyes; shells for rattle
Support / Technique :
Object Type : baskets (containers)
Visual Description : This is a round, lidded "rattle-top" trinket basket. Colourful geometric designs of black, brown and orgnae have been applied with the technique of "false embroidery" to the twined, neutral beige background. The stitches are fine and even.
Accession # : U990.7.6
Width (cm) : 14.00
Height (cm) : 10.60
Depth (cm) : 14.00
Mandatory Credit : University of Victoria Acquisition Fund
Artist Statement :