Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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oval basket
  • Northwest Coast peoples
  • oval basket, late 1800s–mid 1900s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • plant fiber, coiling, dyeing
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 7.5 x 11 x 18.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 2 15/16 x 4 5/16 x 7 1/4 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2545

The oval basket is decorated with a row of three black triangles, pointed downward, on each side. The short ends of the oval each have a small handle.