Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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birch bark basket
  • unknown Ojibwe (Ojibwa) maker
  • birch bark basket, early-mid 1900s
  • Where object was made: United States or Canada
  • birch bark, wood, plant fiber
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 14 x 21 x 24.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 5 1/2 x 8 1/4 x 9 5/8 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2097

The basket is made of birch bark folded into a square. It is wooden spring stitched near the top. The plant fiber is whipstitched along the top edge.