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Basket, late 19th century

  • Tlingit, Native American

Spruce root

  • Overall: 7 7/8 × 9 inches (20 × 22.9 cm)

Gift of Mrs. Francis H. Elmore in memory of Mr. Francis H. Elmore

1997.29

Department

Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas

  • Tlingit
  • Basket
  • Alaska

"Gottschall" collection

auctioned (Sotheby's). 1940s or early 1950s, purchased by Francis Hapgood Elmore (died 1994?) and Antoinette M. Elmore (Grand Valley, Arizona, USA)

1997-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Tlingit, Native American, Basket, late 19th century, spruce root. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. Francis H. Elmore in memory of Mr. Francis H. Elmore, 1997.29.