Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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basketry covered bottle
  • Haida peoples
  • basketry covered bottle, late 1800s–early 1900s
  • Where object was made: District of Alaska or Alaska Territory (present-day Alaska), or Alaska, United States or British Col
  • plant fiber, glass, weaving
  • Object Height/Diameter: 29 x 8.5 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 11 3/8 x 3 3/8 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2430
Description
Inscriptions/Signature

The brown glass bottle has a narrow neck and plant fiber woven around it in alternating bands of decoration consisting of dark and light horizontal stripes or dark and light oblique lines.