Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • unknown Salish (Flathead) maker
  • basket, late 1800s–1926
  • Where object was made: Washington, United States or British Columbia, Canada
  • cedar bark, plant fiber, coiling, imbricating
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 20.5 x 25 x 33 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 8 1/16 x 9 13/16 x 13 in
  • Gift of George W. Reed
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2612

The rectangular basket has flared sides. It has a medium brown field. It is decorated with vertical bars of small square checkerboards in light natural and red or light natural and black.