Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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cooking basket
  • Northwest Coast peoples
  • cooking basket, late 1800s–early 1900s
  • Where object was made: United States or British Columbia, Canada
  • cedar bark, plant fiber, coiling, imbricating
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 17.5 x 22.5 x 32.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 6 7/8 x 8 7/8 x 12 3/4 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2607

The rectangular basket has flared sides. It is dark brown and decorated with six thin bands of darker brown and light natural blocks.