Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Tlingit peoples
  • lid, late 1800s–1926
  • Where object was made: Sitka, District of Alaska or Alaska Territory (present-day Alaska), United States
  • cedar bark, weaving
  • Object Height/Diameter: 2 x 19 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 3/4 x 7 1/2 in
  • Gift of George W. Reed
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2443

The round woven lid has a lip and raised knob in the center. It has a dark brown field. There is a band of lightning bolt shapes in light natural color around the knob.