Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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small basket
  • unknown Kwih-dich-chuh-aht (Makah) maker
  • small basket, late 1800s–early 1900s
  • Where object was made: Washington, United States
  • plant fiber, weaving, dyeing
  • Object Height/Diameter: 6 x 12 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 2 3/8 x 4 3/4 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2526

The small round basket has straight sides. It is decorated with a thick purple band with a yellow zigzag with thinner bands of green and purple at the top and bottom.