Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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basket with handle
  • Cherokee peoples
  • basket with handle, late 1800s–early 1900s
  • Where object was made: Southeastern United States
  • wood, plant fiber, weaving
  • Object Height/Diameter: 29 x 39 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 11 3/8 x 15 3/8 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2427

The round basket has a wooden handle and a structural element opposite the handle, and a wooden rim perpendicular to the handle. The handle is stabilized with a woven diamond. The body of the basket is woven.