Small basket with flared sides. The technic on the bottom is plain twined and alternating twined and checkered. The sides alternate plain twined alternating twined and checkered. The sides alternate plain twined with crossed-warp twined weaving. Design consists of bands of parallelograms in false embroidery of red and purple. Materials are foundation of spruce root, with false embroidery of grasses.

Basket, 19th-20th century

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Gift of Mrs. C. C. Boveyexpand_more  42.18.87

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Basket
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Artist
Accession Number
42.18.87
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Small basket with flared sides. The technic on the bottom is plain twined and alternating twined and checkered. The sides alternate plain twined alternating twined and checkered. The sides alternate plain twined with crossed-warp twined weaving. Design consists of bands of parallelograms in false embroidery of red and purple. Materials are foundation of spruce root, with false embroidery of grasses.