Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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basket
  • Northwest Coast peoples
  • basket, late 1800s–early 1900s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • plant fiber, weaving, dyeing
  • Object Height/Diameter: 13 x 49 cm diameter measurement is approximate due to distorted rim
    Object Height/Diameter: 5 1/8 x 19 1/4 in diameter measurement is approximate due to distorted rim
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2451
Description
Inscriptions/Signature

The shallow round basket has two small loops of twisted plant fiber on opposite sides of the rim. It has a medium brown field and is decorated with bands of dark pink and purple that alternate.