Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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cooking basket
  • Thompson River Salish peoples
  • cooking basket, late 1800s–early 1900s
  • Where object was made: British Columbia, Canada
  • cedar bark, plant fiber, cord, coiling, imbricating
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 19 x 23.5 x 32 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 7 1/2 x 9 1/4 x 12 5/8 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2610

The rectangular basket has flared sides. The cord is knotted intermittently around the rim and looped to the next knot. It is decorated with a denticular line in dark brown flanked with light natural. It has a medium brown field.