Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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storage basket
  • Maidu, Nisenan, or Wintun peoples
  • storage basket, late 1800s–early 1900s
  • Where object was made: California, United States
  • plant fiber, weaving
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 14 x 24 x 35 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 5 1/2 x 9 7/16 x 13 3/4 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2156

The woven oval basket has medium brown fibers with four thin dark lines, in two sets of two, one high on the sides, the other low. The basket is misshapen.