Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • unknown Tlingit maker
  • basket, late 1800s–early 1900s
  • Where object was made: District of Alaska or Alaska Territory (present-day Alaska), United States or British Columbia, Cana
  • cedar bark, weaving, dyeing, false embroidering
  • Object Height/Diameter: 23 x 26 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 9 1/16 x 10 1/4 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2508

The woven cylindrical basket has a medium brown field with two bands of white or pink stepped lines on a darker pink.