Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • unknown Havsuw’ Baaja (Havasupai) maker
  • basket, late 1800s–early 1900s
  • Where object was made: Southwestern United States
  • plant fiber, weaving
  • Object Height/Diameter: 33 x 36 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 13 x 14 1/8 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2304

The globular basket has a short neck and light colored wrapping on the rim. There are two decorative bands on the body: the bottom is downward pointing triangles and the top one is parallel oblique lines. The basket is lopsided.