Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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cooking basket
  • unknown Qwu’lh-hwai-pum (Klikitat) or Tsilhqot'in maker
  • cooking basket, late 1800s–early 1900s
  • Where object was made: Washington, United States or British Columbia, Canada
  • cedar bark, plant fiber, coiling, imbricating
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 17.5 x 21 x 30 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 6 7/8 x 8 1/4 x 11 3/4 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2365

The rectangular coiled basket has a narrow base and flared sides. It is decorated with two bands of zigzag, the lower one is dark and the upper is red.