Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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cooking basket
  • unknown Kwih-dich-chuh-aht (Makah) maker
  • cooking basket, late 1800s–early 1900s
  • Where object was made: Puget Sound, Washington, United States
  • cedar bark, coiling
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 28 x 24.5 x 37 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 11 x 9 5/8 x 14 9/16 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2598

The oval basket has a flat bottom. The small base flares slightly to the midpoint, where the sides become straight. It is blackened.