Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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basket with handle
  • Cherokee or Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) peoples
  • basket with handle, late 1800s–early 1900s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • plant fiber, wood, weaving
  • Object Height/Diameter: 45 x 33 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 17 11/16 x 13 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2291

The woven basket has a square bottom, rounded sides, and a round wooden rim. It has a bentwood handle and wide flat splints for the warp and weft.