Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • unknown Haida or 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
  • plant fiber, weaving
  • Object Height/Diameter: 7.5 x 11 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 2 15/16 x 4 5/16 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2205

The small round basket of medium brown fibers has two different kinds of fibers in the same color that yields a faintly visible pattern of oblique lines.