Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Achomawi, Northern Maidu, or Shasta peoples
  • lid, late 1800s–early 1900s
  • Where object was made: Pitt River, California, United States
  • plant fiber, weaving
  • Object Height/Diameter: 4 x 18 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 1 9/16 x 7 1/16 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1058

This dome shaped lid has a hole at the very top. It has light fibers with a darker center and ring of a darker zig zag-like pattern. The sides of the lid have a saw tooth pattern.