Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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storage basket
  • unknown Qwu’lh-hwai-pum (Klikitat) or Tsilhqot'in maker
  • storage basket, early 1900s
  • Where object was made: Washington, United States or British Columbia, Canada
  • cedar bark, plant fiber, coiling, imbricating
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 17 x 26 x 31.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 6 11/16 x 10 1/4 x 12 3/8 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2609

The slightly flared oval basket has a medium brown field. It is decorated with inverted "T" shapes, alternating short and tall, separated by wide bands of light natural and dark brown stripes. The rim is decorated with two twisted coils.