Lid

Lid

Basket lid:plain twined with false embroidery. Warp - spruce root; Weft- spruce root. False embroidery - natural grass (yellow) orange dyed grass. Design pattern- two rows of parallelograms,one near the center of the lid, one near the rim. The paralelleograms alternate orange, yellow, orange, yellow & so on; 6 dark lines on exterrior weft.
  • Object: Lid
  • Artist: Unknown
  • Circa: Early 1900's
  • Dimensions: 7" inch diameter
  • Culture Area: Northwest Coast
  • Cultural Group: Tlingit
  • Cultural Context: Lid to a trinket basket or small storage basket.
  • Donor: Mendocino Co. Museum
  • Catalog #: 96.142