Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Pomo peoples
  • basket, late 1800s–early 1900s
  • Where object was made: California, United States
  • plant fiber, shell, string, coiling
  • Object Height/Diameter: 4.5 x 13 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 1 3/4 x 5 1/8 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.0976

This is a round, three-rod coiled basket with a string handle with small round shell beads. The beaded tassels were probably once present on the sides with four shell beads on the bottom. The basket is brown.