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Basket and lid

Museum number:
2-65955a,b
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm210265955a@2cb
Alternate number:
Scott #89 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.3774
Object count:
2
Description:
Basket with knobbed lid; coiled; body (b) is round and squat; leather strips used around middle for designs; lid (a) is knobbed with extended lip for snug fit. Made with beach grass and walrus hide.
Donor:
Georgia Ann Scott
Collection place:
Alaska
Verbatim coll. place:
Alaska
Culture or time period:
Alaskan Eskimo
Collection date:
November 1984
Taxon:
Odobenus rosmarus
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
5.7 Gifts, Novelties, Models, Reproductions (excluding currency), Commemorative Medals, and Forgeries
Context of use:
Original tag: Hudson Bay Fur Co. Inc
Department:
Cat. 2 - North America (except Mexico and Central America)
Dimensions:
height 25 centimeters and 21 centimeters
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