Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • unknown Choctaw maker
  • basket, late 1800s–2007
  • Where object was made: Alabama, United States
  • cane, weaving, dyeing
  • Object Height/Diameter: 20 x 32 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 7 7/8 x 12 5/8 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2238

The large basket has a square bottom and rounded sides. There are two dark brown bands and two medium brown bands. The weaving pattern makes the bands appear as a series of oblique lines. There is dark whipstitching on the rim.