Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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small basket
  • unknown Klamath maker
  • small basket, early 1900s
  • Where object was made: California, United States
  • plant fiber, weaving, false embroidering
  • Object Height/Diameter: 6.5 x 9 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 2 1/2 x 3 1/2 in
  • Gift from the estate of Gertrude W. Green
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2111

The small round basket has high sides. It has a light field on the surface only with two darker bands around the rim and a dark bottom. There are four repeats of a chevron around the body in two tones of dark brown.