Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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basket
  • Mi'kmaq peoples
  • basket, late 1800s–early 1900s
  • Where object was made: Northeastern United States
  • plant fiber, weaving, dyeing
  • Object Height/Diameter: 17 x 22 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 6 11/16 x 8 5/8 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2472
Description

The basket has a square base and a round rim. The sides are convex, though the corners are still noticeable near the base. The basket constricts slightly to a smaller rim. There is a dark green and light green band at the largest point. The field color is a light natural color.