Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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rectangular basket with one handle
  • United States
  • rectangular basket with one handle, late 1800s–early 1900s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • plant fiber, cotton, weaving
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 9 x 9 x 24.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 3 1/2 x 3 1/2 x 9 5/8 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2554

The small rectangular basket has an open weave on the sides. It has red, blue and white plaid cloth woven through the top band of the open weave just below the rim. There is a strip of unbleached cloth tied on the rim on one long side as a handle.