Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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square basket with lid
  • Country Unknown
  • square basket with lid, late 1800s–early 1900s
  • plant fiber, weaving
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 12 x 14 x 14 cm height with lid
    Object Height/Width/Length: 4 3/4 x 5 1/2 x 5 1/2 in height with lid
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2538.a,b

The cube shaped basket (2007.2538.a) and cube shaped lid (2007.2538.b) are both woven in medium and light brown which gives an overall herringbone appearance to the surface of both elements. The basket is lighter than the lid and the lid covers the sides of the basket.