Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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storage basket
  • unknown Catawba maker
  • storage basket, late 1800s–2007
  • Where object was made: Southeastern United States
  • plant fiber, weaving, dyeing
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 14 x 36 x 44.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 5 1/2 x 14 1/8 x 17 1/2 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2263

The short square woven basket has a rounded rim and handles on two sides. It has some green fibers that were probably originally a plaid-like design.