Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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rectangular basket
  • Cherokee or Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) peoples
  • rectangular basket, late 1800s–early 1900s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • plant fiber, wood, weaving
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 20 x 21 x 35.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 7 7/8 x 8 1/4 x 14 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2621

The rectangular basket with wide vertical elements and thin horizontal elements has a wooden rim. The sides bow slightly and the corners are slightly rounded. It is a light natural color, but is otherwise undecorated.