Spruce Root Basket Woven by Ernestine Hanlon-Abel

Ernestine Ka Sy Yah Ga Hanlon-Abel is a master spruce root and Chilkat weaver.

This spruce root basket was purchased by the Carnegie Museum in Philadelphia. The basket has a salmon berry design in the center and the outer design is a butterfly flying pattern both woven with grass and the texture weaving is diamonds within diamonds.