Kipnuk Alaskan Basket with Seal Gut
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Directory: Archives: Regional Art: Americas: American Indian: Pre 1980: Item # 1201542
Territorial Indian Arts and Antiques
7077 E. Main St. #7
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
Beautiful lidded basket from Alaska, the fine grass weaving is enhanced with dyed seal gut imbrication in stacked triangles of red and black.
6 1/2" tall to the tip of the lid and 8" diameter.
With the original tag from Alaska Native Arts & Crafts identifying it as Kipnuk.
Due to the organic nature of the seal gut, there is some loss, but the basket is in fine stable condition.
Buyer pays $20.00 for shipping and insurance.