Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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storage basket
  • Hupa peoples
  • storage basket, late 1800s–2007
  • Where object was made: California, United States
  • plant fiber, weaving
  • Object Height/Diameter: 16.5 x 22 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 6 1/2 x 8 5/8 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2253
Description

The bulbous basket is slightly constricted at the rim. It has a wooden splint near the rim. There are darker fibers above the splint. It has a light field. There is a zig zag of parallel dark brown lines with a right triangle at either end and a black line on the flat of the triangle.