Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Fraser River or Thompson River Salish Peoples
  • basket, late 1800s–early 1900s
  • Where object was made: British Columbia, Canada
  • cedar bark, plant fiber, coiling
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 10 x 13.5 x 23 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 3 7/8 x 5 5/16 x 9 1/16 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2646

The rectangular basket has flared sides. The sides are slightly stepped, rather than smooth. There are two bands of checkerboard in red, black and light brown. The rim has medium brown "X" shapes over the top of the red, which shows between the "X's"