Tlingit berry basket

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Tlingit berry basket

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3 3/4" diameter x 3" high

twined out of spruce root

excellent condition

early 20th century

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The Tlingit and the Haida both twined large and small berry baskets. These baskets were used when the woman went out gathering berries. They continued to weave these traditional baskets in the traditional way after coming in contact with Russians and then later European and American traders.