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, coiling
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 23.5 x 20 x 27.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 9 1/4 x 7 7/8 x 10 13/16 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2593

The tall oval basket has a flat bottom. The sides flare slightly at the bottom and continue straight up from the midpoint. The basket is an undecorated medium brown.