Water-Tight Basket

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FROM CARD: "*IDENTIFIED AS "SLAVE" BY CORNELIUS OSGOOD, SEPT. 1970, SOLELY ON THE BASIS OF INDEX ENTRY "FT. SIMPSON." R. KENNICOTT." MADE OF ROOTS OF LARCH." H. 8 CM.; DIA. 19.5 CM.. COILED SHALLOW BOWL-SHAPED BASKET WITH FLARING RIM.
Ledger book identifies this as from Indians of Fort Simpson, and further notes "watertight basket made of roots of larch, Slave Indians of Mackenzie River."
Record Last Modified
6 Apr 2018
Specimen Count
1
Accession Date
1863
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Accession Number
000177
USNM Number
E855-0
Culture
Slave (Slavey)
Collector
Bernard R. Ross
Donor Name
Robert Kennicott
Topic
Ethnology
Place
Fort Simpson, Northwest Territories, Canada, North America
Height - Object
8 cm
Diameter - Object
19.5 cm
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
Object Type
Basket