Two Tone Interlocking Decoration

Tlingit

Two Tone Interlocking Decoration  , Baskets by  Tlingit
  • Tlingit cylindrical basket
  • berry basket
Marked Down $300.00
Gallery Price $475.00
Title
Two Tone Interlocking Decoration
Artist
Tlingit
Medium
Twined basket using spruce root and cedar bark
Size
4" height X 5 1/8 " diameter
Date of creation
Circa 1920
Condition
Good to fair, as there is a 1/4" vertical break from the rim down. See close up photograph.
Provenance
LS
About The Two Tone Interlocking Decoration

Has this tapering form in basketry been in perfect condition, its gallery price would have been at least $900.00

Its subtle banding in double outlined diamond near its bottom represents a bonus design element not often seen.

About Tlingit

(People of the Tides) are an indigenous people of the Pacific Northwest Coast of America, more specifically Southeastern Alaska and western Canada.

Known primarily for their twined creations often decorated with false embroidery, Tlingit baskets often are tapering cylinders.

Other Works By Tlingit:
  • Stepped Electric Orange Decorated Mini Berry Basket , Baskets by  Tlingit
  • Two Tone Brown Stepped Design Mini Basket, Baskets by  Tlingit
Cultures

American Indian

Medium

Baskets

Subject

Keywords

Tlingit basket, Tlingit cylindrical basket, berry basket