Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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basket with lid
  • unknown Kwih-dich-chuh-aht (Makah) maker
  • basket with lid, late 1800s–1950
  • Where object was made: Cape Flattery, Washington, United States
  • cedar, sea grass, dyeing, weaving
  • Object Height/Diameter: 4.5 x 8.5 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 1 3/4 x 3 3/8 in
  • Gift from the estate of Gertrude W. Green
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1002.a,b

This is a small round basket (2007.1002.a) with a lid (2007.1002.b). It has a band of faded purple arrows, and two thin blue bands around the bottom. The lid has a spiral of faded purple in the center.