Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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basket with handle
  • Peru
  • basket with handle, late 1800s–1966
  • Where object was made: Peru
  • plant fiber, braiding, weaving
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 22 x 21.5 x 20.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 8 5/8 x 8 7/16 x 8 1/16 in
  • Gift of Robert J. Smith
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4807

The cylindrical basket has a flat bottom and a braided strap. The basket itself is made from braided plant fibers. It is a light natural color.