Woven, embroidered, and sewn basketry
7 x 12 x 9 1/2 in. (17.78 x 30.48 x 24.13 cm)
Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 2004.17.8
Geography: North and Central America, United States, Alaska, Aleutian Islands
Classification: Containers and Vessels; Baskets
Culture/Nationality: Aleut (Unangan), Native American
Collection: George and Anne Vaux Collection
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- Arctic - In the context of art and culture, the culture of the indigenous peoples of the northern polar region of the earth, including the Arctic Ocean and the northernmost parts of Asia, Europe, and North America. The term may also refer to the animals, plants, climate, geology, geography, and oceanography of the area.
- baskets - Containers made of twigs, rushes, thin strips of wood, or other flexible material woven together.
- Native American - Typically reserved to refer narrowly to the cultures of the native peoples of the United States and Canada, excluding the Eskimos and Aleuts. For the indigenous peoples of Canada use the term "First Nations." For the broader concept of the cultures of any native peoples of Central America, South America, North America, or the West Indies who are considered to belong to the Mongoloid division of the human species, use "Amerindian (culture)."
- North American - Refers to the cultures of the continent of North America, which is bounded by the Atlantic Ocean, the Pacific Ocean, the Arctic Circle, and Central America. In classifications schemes based on physical geography, Central America, and North America are parts of the same continent.
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