Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

Welcome to the Spencer Collection

small basket
  • Northwest Coast peoples
  • small basket, late 1800s–early 1900s
  • Where object was made: United States or British Columbia, Canada
  • cedar bark, bear grass?, plant fiber, weaving, dyeing
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 6.5 x 11.5 x 16 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 2 1/2 x 4 1/2 x 6 1/4 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2656

The small rectangular basket has slightly flared sides and rounded corners. It has a light brown field and a band of dark green with field colored rectangles at the top and bottom. There is a band of pink rectangles around the middle.