Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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cooking basket
  • unknown Quinault maker
  • cooking basket, late 1800s–early 1900s
  • Where object was made: Washington?, United States
  • cedar bark, plant fiber, weaving, false embroidering
  • Object Height/Diameter: 24 x 30 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 9 7/16 x 11 3/4 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2597

The slightly flared cylindrical basket has a rounded bottom and cedar body, decorated with sets of three light natural colored stepped lines. There is a light zigzag near the rim.