Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • unknown Northwest Coast maker
  • basket, early 1900s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • plant fiber, cotton, weaving, dyeing
  • Object Height/Diameter: 10 x 15 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 3 7/8 x 5 7/8 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2666

The short round basket with straight sides has a light brown field. A solid band of black cloth is woven into the basket with an interrupted black band above and below. The gap in the weaving near the bottom may indicate that a decorative band is missing.