Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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basketry lid
  • Tlingit peoples
  • basketry lid, late 1800s–early 1900s
  • Where object was made: District of Alaska or Alaska Territory (present-day Alaska), United States or British Columbia, Cana
  • plant fiber, weaving, dyeing, false embroidering
  • Object Height/Diameter: 7.5 x 15 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 2 15/16 x 5 7/8 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2206

The round, domed lid has a knob on top and a blue band with a yellow, possibly green, key-like design and a red band on the rim.