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Small Yupik Lidded Basket

$225.00
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Vintage lidded gift basket from the Yupik people. 

Yupik, also called Yupiit or Western Eskimo, indigenous Arctic people traditionally residing in Siberia, Saint Lawrence Island and the Diomede Islands in the Bering Sea and Bering Strait, and Alaska. They are culturally related to the Chukchi and the Inuit, or Eastern Eskimo, of Canada and Greenland.

 

Finely woven sea grass with aniline dyes.

4" tall by 3 3/4" diameter, 12 coils and 18 wefts per inch.

Fine condition, age patina.