Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Mescalero Apache peoples
  • basket, late 1800s–early 1900s
  • Where object was made: Southwestern United States
  • plant fiber, coiling, dyeing
  • Object Height/Diameter: 12 x 18 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 4 3/4 x 7 1/16 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2113

The globular basket has four vertical interrupted lines of dark pink. The bottom center is dark pink. It is 3-rod coiled.