Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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shallow basket
  • Mescalero Apache peoples
  • shallow basket, late 1800s–early 1900s
  • Where object was made: Southwestern United States
  • yucca, coiling
  • Object Height/Diameter: 10 x 45 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 3 7/8 x 17 11/16 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2227

The wide, shallow basket has a flat bottom and a flower shaped outline in yellow and brown. The basket has deformed so one side is flat with the bottom.