Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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basket with lid
  • unknown Ojibwe (Ojibwa) maker
  • basket with lid, late 1800s–2007
  • Where object was made: United States or Canada
  • plant fiber, coiling
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 5.5 x 15 x 16.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 2 1/8 x 5 7/8 x 6 1/2 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2247.a,b

The round coiled basket (2007.2247.a) has a narrower neck than body and two small handles, made by separating a coil. The round coiled lid (2007.2247.b) has an edge. The stitches are spaced to see the interior fibers of the coils.