Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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storage basket
  • Yup'ik peoples
  • storage basket, early-mid 1900s
  • Where object was made: Alaska, United States
  • rye grass, horn?, coiling
  • Object Height/Diameter: 20 x 25 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 7 7/8 x 9 13/16 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2534

The globular basket has a short rim, flat bottom, and light brown field. It is decorated with pairs of small dark brown squares of possible horn at the middle.