Tlingit Spruce Root Rattle Top Basket
A very fine, handwoven twined spruce root basket, circa 1880
Twined cylindrical basket with flat bottom and tightly fitting lid. There is a hollow knob handle on the centre of the lid that is filled with small pebbles. The sides of the basket are decorated with slanted triangular repeating decoration.
Provenance: James R. (Jim) Houston Estate
Measurements: 6 ⅜" h x 7 ½" w x 7 ½" d