Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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rectangular basket
  • unknown Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) maker
  • rectangular basket, late 1800s–early 1900s
  • Where object was made: New York, United States or Canada
  • plant fiber, wood, weaving
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 20 x 29 x 52 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 7 7/8 x 11 3/8 x 20 1/2 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2480

The rectangular basket of light natural colored fibers is woven of slats of plant fiber, with a wooden rim. There is a rectangular cutout below the rim on each short side for handles. Two loops of black thread are sewn on one long side, possibly for display purposes.