Eskimo/Inuit/Inupiat Baskets
Types of Eskimo basketry: coiled baskets for storage and gathering, bowls and plaques for decorative use. Lidded baskets were also popular forms.
 
Materials for Eskimo baskets include beachgrass, ryegrass and baleen.
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Old Seagrass Basket

#9010
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Old polychrome seagrass basket.  Very good overall condition.  Minor stitch loss on rim - usual for age.

Length: 12 1/2" Width: 8" Height: 4 1/4"

Old Inupiat Basket

#9087
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Beautiful old polychrome seagrass basket.  Very fine weave with vibrant colors.  Very good overall condition - would be excellent except for a few missing rim stitches and 3-4 breaks in the rim rod.

Height: 2 7/8"
Width: 7 3/4"