Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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fishing basket
  • Swinomish peoples
  • fishing basket, late 1800s–early 1900s
  • Where object was made: Puget Sound, Washington, United States
  • plant fiber, weaving
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 25 x 8.5 x 28 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 9 13/16 x 3 3/8 x 11 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2552

The tall, narrow rectangular basket has a very open weave on the sides. The bottom is a tighter weave. It is medium brown and undecorated.