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winnowing basket
  • Hepsey Randall Gilroy
    born: Wilson, Oklahoma, United States ; died: Okemah, Oklahoma, United States ; active: United States
  • winnowing basket, 1973
  • Where object was made: Oklahoma, United States
  • cane, weaving
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 10 x 34 x 34 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 3 7/8 x 13 3/8 x 13 3/8 in
  • Gift of Forrest E. Jones
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2249

The square basket of woven cane has an open weave on the bottom. The rim is smaller than the base, and the basket is quite short.