Object photography

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Object description

  • Tlingit artist
  • Mat, 19th century
  • Grass, dye
  • Alaska, Northwest Coast, North America
  • L: 10 1/4 in, W: 5 1/2 in, D: 1/4 in (L: 26.0 cm, W: 14.0 cm, D: .6 cm)
  • Gift of Mr. Walter A. Newhall, 1908
  • E11855


This is an oval shaped woven mat.The object is not rigid but rather very flexible. The mat is decorated with two bands of light brown with purple and black triangles.