Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Country Unknown
  • sieve, late 1800s–2007
  • plant fiber, braiding, weaving
  • Object Height/Diameter: 5 x 9.5 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 1 15/16 x 3 3/4 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.0963

This hemispherical basket has fine open-plaiting that allows straining or sifting. The rim is a wooden ring with plant fibers woven over the top of it, with three small loops. It is brown.