Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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clam basket
  • unknown Northwest Coast maker
  • clam basket, late 1800s–2007
  • Where object was made: United States or British Columbia, Canada
  • plant fiber, weaving
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 26.5 x 29 x 39 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 10 3/8 x 11 3/8 x 15 3/8 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2424

The rectangular basket has a smaller base than rim, giving it a pyramidal shape. It is a very open weave. It has a wrapped rim and loops on three of the corners.