Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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basket with handle
  • United States
  • basket with handle, late 1800s–early 1900s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • plant fiber, weaving
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 21 x 12 x 15.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 8 1/4 x 4 3/4 x 6 1/8 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2648

The relatively tall basket has a rectangular bottom and a rounded rim. It has light natural fiber with an open weave of "X's" attached with horizontal bands. It is undecorated. There is a short handle at the top and it has a rounded bottom.