Basket

Sugpiaq (Alutiiq), Chugach region, Prince William Sound, Alaska, Western Arctic, Arctic

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collected 1905

Split spruce root (warp and weft), false embroidery of maidenhair fern, bear grass, bird quills (?); plain twining and three-strand twining (bottom) technique

Overall: 6 1/8 x 5 1/8 in. (15.5 x 13 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Bequest of Frank C. and Clara G. Churchill

46.17.9397

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Basket

Classification

Native American

Native American: Arctic-Western Arctic

Not on view

Exhibition History

Northern Native American Basketry, Alvin P. Gutman Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, May 4, 1990-October 20, 1991.

Publication History

Tamara Northern and Davina Begaye, Guide to the Exhibition of Northern Native American Basketry, Hanover, New Hampshire: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, 1990.

Provenance

Collected by Clara G. Corser Turner Churchill (1851-1945) and Frank Carroll Churchill (1850-1912), in Sitka, Alaska, May-June 1905; bequeathed to present collection, 1946.

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