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, buckskin, coiling, imbricating
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 20 x 20 x 26 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 7 7/8 x 7 7/8 x 10 1/4 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2605

The oval coiled basket has a narrower base that flares to a larger rim. There are buckskin loops knotted around the rim. The imbricated decoration is too soiled to recognize.