Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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unfinished basket
  • unknown Northwest Coast maker
  • unfinished basket, late 1800s–early 1900s
  • Where object was made: United States or British Columbia, Canada
  • cedar bark, plant fiber, weaving
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 28 x 31 x 8.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 11 x 12 3/16 x 3 3/8 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6094

This is a narrow rectangular bottom of a basket. The cedar bark bottom is woven and the lighter colored plant fibers have a small amount woven at the sides, leaving the remainder of the cedar bark unwoven.