Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • unknown Northwest Coast maker
  • basket, late 1800s–early 1900s
  • Where object was made: United States or British Columbia, Canada
  • cedar bark, plant fiber, weaving
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 21 x 15 x 28 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 8 1/4 x 5 7/8 x 11 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2667

The rectangular basket has a narrow bottom and tall sides. There are three bands of wide dark fibers separated by bands of light natural fibers twined over the cedar warp elements. The rim is wrapped with cedar.