Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • unknown Native Alaskan or Northwest Coast maker
  • bowl, late 1800s–early 1900s
  • Where object was made: United States or British Columbia, Canada
  • plant fiber, yarn, weaving, dyeing
  • Object Height/Diameter: 8 x 14 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 3 1/8 x 5 1/2 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2438

The round woven basket has a rounded bottom. The sides are almost straight. There are two dark bands, and one band of variegated natural colors. There is one dark band on the bottom. There are remnants of a red yard decorative treatment on the rim.