Bottle w/wicker cover & lid

Object Number: 
1948.479
Date: 
1870-1890
Medium: 
Glass, wicker
Dimensions: 
Overall: 14 x 2 3/4 in. ( 35.6 x 7 cm )
Description: 
Colorless glass bottle encased in woven wicker; tapered cylindrical bottle with long tapered neck; applied ring below lip; brown, yellow, red, and green wicker casing woven in various patterns in horizontal bands; wicker top is removeable.
Gallery Label: 
According to accession records, this bottle was purchased at Sitka, Alaska around 1888. The wicker was woven by Northwest Coast Indians.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. John V. Irwin
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group