• Culture/People:

    Unangan (Aleut)

  • Object name:

    Basket with cover

  • Date created:

    circa 1880

  • Place:

    Aleutian Islands; Aleut Native Corporation; Alaska; USA

  • Media/Materials:

    Beach grass/Rye grass, silk embroidery floss

  • Techniques:

    Twined, false-embroidered

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Collection history unknown, but said to have been collected circa 1880; formerly in the collection of Mrs. James B. Clemens (George Heye's sister Marie Heye Clemens, ca. 1869-1943) and donated by her in 1919 or purchased by MAI using funds she donated.

  • Dimensions:

    19.5 x 19 cm

  • Catalog number:


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