Image by the Russian Museum of Ethnography
A part of a bride's dowry, the basket contained a sewing kit. The covering of cured reindeer hide is decorated with embroidery, seed beads of different colors, and dyes of mineral origin (ochre and sulphur). The birch-bark lid is decorated on the edges with black satin and blue cloth.

Irkutsk region, Katengsky area, 1960.

Wood, suede, seed beads, birch bark, cloth.

Length 32.5 cm, width 24.5 cm, height 12 cm.

Coll. No. 7319-12.

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