Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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storage basket
  • Timbisha (Panamint Shoshone) peoples
  • storage basket, late 1800s–1917
  • Where object was made: California, United States
  • plant fiber, coiling
  • Object Height/Diameter: 25 x 43 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 9 13/16 x 16 7/8 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2331

The 3-rod coiled circular basket has flared sides. It is decorated with closely packed oblique bands of diamonds and triangles in dark brown.