Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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winnowing basket
  • unknown Southwestern Native American maker
  • winnowing basket, late 1800s–1925
  • Where object was made: Southwestern United States
  • plant fiber, weaving, pigment?
  • Length/Width/Depth: 41 x 33 x 8 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: 16 1/8 x 13 x 3 1/8 in
  • Gift from the estate of Gertrude W. Green
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2496

The triangular winnowing basket has a slight curvature from the point to the base and is decorated with three dark decorative stripes.