Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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birch bark basket
  • United States
  • birch bark basket, late 1800s–2007
  • Where object was made: Northeastern United States
  • birch bark
  • Object Length/Width/Depth: 11.5 x 8 x 4 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: 4 1/2 x 3 1/8 x 1 9/16 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2154

The small rectangular container is folded birch bark. The end flaps are stitched in place and the rim is whipstitched only on the narrow ends.