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Basket3336/1
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Basket made of woven spruce root with two repeating imbricated designs around the exterior - three stepped horizontal lines near the top, and larger spiral designs. The basket is cylindrical in shape, with the base raised slightly (convex) at the centre.

Culture
Haida
Material
spruce root and dye
Made in
British Columbia, Canada
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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Basket16.1/1602
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LOOKING BOTH WAYS (NATIONAL MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY, WASHINGTON, DC, USA, )

Material
spruce root, pigment, yarn, hide, thread and cloth
Made in
Prince William Sound, Alaska, USA
Holding Institution
American Museum of Natural History
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Spring Emerging3260/132
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Small basketry rattle with a ball shaped head, made of woven basketry, with a wooden handle. Flicker feathers added for decoration, along with a round abalone inlay on the handle.

Culture
Haida
Material
spruce root, yellow cedar wood, abalone shell, feather, fibre and adhesive
Made in
British Columbia, Canada
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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Hat3261/117
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Finely woven of spruce roots, this small child’s hat is painted with a split image of a whale encircling the crown and brim, its eyes facing the front, fins at the side, tail flukes at the back. Hat has a slightly concave top, with a red painted circle on it, and a wide brim. Woven with various twined weaves; the rim is braided; the inner headband is twill weave.

Culture
Haida
Material
spruce root and paint
Made in
British Columbia, Canada
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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Basket3260/126 a-b
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Small round spruce root basket (part a) with lid (part b). The basket is decorated with sets of equally spaced grey-brown parallelograms encircling the side, with alternating light and dark brown arrows at center. There is a small raised woven knob in the center of the lid.

Culture
Haida
Material
spruce root and dye
Made in
British Columbia, Canada
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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Rattle Basket3207/4 a-b
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Rattle basket. Small basket has a recessed base decorated with encircling lines of green, from which rises a short straight wall. Weave is fine, with two lines of imbricated designs either side of midpoint consisting of stepped lines in faded shades of tan. Interior has corresponding lines of dark blue-grey and red. Lid fits over mouth of basket and is concave at centre with a large, squat finial. Design is of encircling lines of triangles and rectangles in light tan and orange. Set inside lid under the finial is a chamber containing material that rattles (likely beads?). Encirclilng rings of blue-grey and red decorate the underside of the lid.

Culture
Tlingit
Material
grass, dye and spruce root
Made in
Hoonah, Alaska, USA ?
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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Basket3260/55
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Cylindrical basket with painted Wasgo (sea wolf) imagery around the side in black with faded white, red and blue details. The upper border is elaborated with geometric designs created through a raised pattern of skip-stitch twining.

Culture
Haida
Material
spruce root and paint
Made in
Skidegate, British Columbia, Canada
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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