Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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basket with handles
  • United States
  • basket with handles, late 1800s–2007
  • Where object was made: United States
  • plant fiber, weaving, braiding, dyeing
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 27 x 26 x 10 cm height with handles
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 10 5/8 x 10 1/4 x 3 7/8 in height with handles
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2232

The tall narrow basket has an oval bottom with open weave sides. Three strips of braided plant fiber (green and yellow) are woven through the open weave midway up the basket. There are two twisted handles on top.