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/Diameter: 12 x 17 cm height with lid
    Object Height/Diameter: 4 3/4 x 6 11/16 in height with lid
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2248.a,b

The round coiled basket (2007.2248.a) has a constricted neck and a coiled lid (2007.2248.b) with a small coiled mound in the center. The stitches are spaced to show the fibers within the coils.