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: 13 x 22 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 5 1/8 x 8 5/8 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2090

The high sided basket has a wider rim than bottom. The bottom is flat. It is coiled with a string-like plant fiber. It has a light field with three repeats of a lizard or bug shape in medium and dark brown. There is a dark band around the top and two concentric incomplete ovals between the repeats.