Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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shallow basket
  • Lucy Wheeley
  • shallow basket, late 1800s–1981
  • Where object was made: Tahlequah, Oklahoma, United States
  • plant fiber, weaving, dyeing
  • Object Height/Diameter: 10 x 33 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 3 7/8 x 13 in
  • Gift of Forrest E. Jones
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2084

The round, shallow woven bowl has a flat base. The bottom half has bands of natural, blue and red. The top half of the bowl is open-weave, with loops of the same color.