Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • United States
  • basket, early 1900s
  • Where object was made: Riverside, California, United States
  • plant fiber, coiling, dyeing
  • Object Height/Diameter: 8 x 14 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 3 1/8 x 5 1/2 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2478

The globular 1-rod coiled basket has a light natural field color and a decorative band of orange diamonds with a darker orange outline at widest spot. There is a band of orange chevrons near the rim. The plant fibers wrapping the coils have a sheen to them.