Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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rectangular basket
  • Fraser River or Thompson River Salish Peoples
  • rectangular basket, late 1800s–early 1900s
  • Where object was made: British Columbia, Canada
  • cedar bark, plant fiber, coiling, imbricating
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 14 x 24 x 34 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 5 1/2 x 9 7/16 x 13 3/8 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2625

The rectangular basket has slightly rounded corners and a scalloped rim. The exterior is covered with imbricated decoration. It has a light natural field and stepped lines in sets of dark brown, light natural and black.