Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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storage basket
  • Cherokee peoples
  • storage basket, late 1800s–early 1900s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • plant fiber, weaving
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 27 x 25 x 34 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 10 5/8 x 9 13/16 x 13 3/8 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2510
Description

The globular basket is woven from brown stick-like fibers. It tapers toward the top with a small rim. It is slightly lopsided. The basket is undecorated.