Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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small basket with lid
  • unknown Kwih-dich-chuh-aht (Makah) or Tlingit maker
  • small basket with lid, late 1800s–1981
  • Where object was made: United States
  • cedar bark, sea grass, dyeing, weaving
  • Object Height/Diameter: 3 x 4 cm height includes lid
    Object Height/Diameter: 1 1/8 x 1 9/16 in height includes lid
  • Gift of Irene Peabody
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1015.a,b

This small round basket (2007.1015.a) has a light natural field. It has an image of a boat with people in purple repeated three times, above a band of purple and pink. The lid (2007.1015.b) has a purple sun-like image in the center with purple and pink bands around the edge.