Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Northwest Coast peoples
  • basket, late 1800s–early 1900s
  • Where object was made: United States or British Columbia, Canada
  • cedar bark, weaving
  • Object Height/Diameter: 13 x 25 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 5 1/8 x 9 13/16 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2527

The round basket is narrower at the bottom and flares near the top. It has a medium brown field. It is decorated with a band of dark triangles at the rim, and a second faint band of dark triangles or diamonds.