Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Native Alaskan peoples
  • basket, late 1800s–early 1900s
  • Where object was made: District of Alaska or Alaska Territory (present-day Alaska), United States
  • plant fiber, weaving
  • Object Height/Diameter: 14 x 11.5 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 5 1/2 x 4 1/2 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2640

The cylindrical basket has a light brown field that is undecorated except for stripes resulting from variation in plant fiber.