Jar-Shaped Basket with Lid

Iñupiaq, Alaska, Western Arctic, Arctic


late 19th or early 20th century

Wild rye grass (foundation and weft), jute (false-braid edging); wrap twining technique

Overall: 8 1/4 x 3 9/16 in. (21 x 9 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Mrs. Charles Sheldon



North America, United States


19th-20th century

Object Name



Native American

Native American: Arctic-Western Arctic

Not on view

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.


Collected by Charles Alexander Sheldon (1867-1928); to his wife, Louise Walker Gulliver Sheldon (1867-1950), Woodstock, Vermont; given to present collection, 1950.

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