Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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basket with lid
  • Mary Des Brisag
    active: United States
  • basket with lid, early 1900s
  • Where object was made: Quebec, Canada
  • ash wood, sweetgrass, weaving
  • Object Height/Diameter: 8 x 6.5 cm height with lid
    Object Height/Diameter: 3 1/8 x 2 1/2 in height with lid
  • Gift from the estate of Gertrude W. Green
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2130.a,b

The small cylindrical basket (2007.2130.a) has a lid (2007.2130.b). It was constructed from ash splints and sweet grass weft. The ash rim is darker than the body. The lid has a flat top and no handle.