Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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food basket
  • Lhaq'temish (Lummi) or Makah peoples
  • food basket, late 1800s–early 1900s
  • Where object was made: Washington, United States
  • cedar bark, weaving, braiding
  • Object Height/Width: 17 x 17.5 cm
    Object Height/Width: 6 11/16 x 6 7/8 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2175

The pouch-like basket is woven out of cedar bark. It is square and the edge around the opening is braided.