Lid

Lid

Basket lid. Plain twined.Warp - spruce root; weft - spruce root. Design element - false embroidery: natural and dyed grass stems. Major design is 1/4 inch band around circumference of plaque at middle, which is two rows of alternating colors of orange and brown triangles. Near the rim is a band of natural grass "leg" designs.
  • Object: Lid
  • Artist: Unknown
  • Circa: Early 1900's
  • Dimensions: 9 1/4" circumference
  • Culture Area: Northwest Coast
  • Cultural Group: Tlingit
  • Cultural Context: Tourist item; made for sale.
  • Donor: Mendocino Co. Museum
  • Catalog #: 96.146