Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • United States
  • basket, late 1800s–early 1900s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • plant fiber, weaving
  • Object Height/Diameter: 21 x 40 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 8 1/4 x 15 3/4 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2463

The round woven basket has straight sides. The twisted plant fiber cord forms the scalloped edge at the rim. It is a light natural color but is otherwise undecorated.