Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • unknown Kwih-dich-chuh-aht (Makah) maker
  • basket, late 1800s–early 1900s
  • Where object was made: Washington, United States
  • cedar bark, plant fiber, weaving, dyeing
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 12.5 x 14 x 16 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 4 7/8 x 5 1/2 x 6 1/4 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2372

The rectangular basket has rounded corners, a flat shoulder, and a rim. The base and rim are cedar bark. It has a yellow field and bands of purple, green, yellow, and orange on a natural field color.