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Coiled basket with wooden lid shaped like a walrus head / Native American; Inuit-Munioagmut

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Coiled basket made of lyme grass. Dark brown geometric design. Wooden lid in shape of walrus head with ivory tusks and eyes. Purpose: storage.

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Title(s): 
Coiled basket with wooden lid shaped like a walrus head
Culture: 
Native American; Inuit-Munioagmut
Date: 
early 20th century
Period: 
Historic
Place: 
Nunivak Island, Alaska, United States of America
Materials/Techniques: 
lyme grass, wood, ivory
Dimensions: 
8.25” H
Classification: 
Object Type: 
Accession No: 
71.495a-b
Department: 
On View

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