Basket

Image 1 for Basket
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Culture/People
probably Yuit (Siberian Yup'ik) (attributed)
Previous owner
Fred Harvey Company (Fred Harvey Indian Department), 1876-1966
Seller
Fred Harvey Company (Fred Harvey Indian Department), 1876-1966
Presenter/funding source
James Bishop Ford (James B. Ford), Non-Indian, 1844-1928
Object Name
Basket
Media/Materials
Beach grass/Rye grass
Techniques
Twined, coiled
Object Type
Containers and Vessels
Place
Alaska; USA
Collection History
Collection history unknown; purchased by MAI from the Fred Harvey Company (Indian arts dealers in the Southwest) in 1917 using funds donated by MAI trustee James B. Ford (1844-1928).
Catalog Number
6/2420
Barcode
062420.000
See related items
Yuit (Siberian Yup'ik)
Containers and Vessels
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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