Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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wedding basket
  • unknown Diné (Navajo) maker
  • wedding basket, late 1800s–early 1900s
  • Where object was made: Southwestern United States
  • plant fiber, coiling, dyeing
  • Object Height/Diameter: 8 x 33 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 3 1/8 x 13 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2392
Label Text

The round coiled bowl has a yellow-orange field and a band of red or orange diamonds connected at the ends, outlined in black. The design is a variation on the "wedding basket" design. The band is incomplete.