Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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shallow basket
  • unknown Aniyunwiya (Cherokee) maker
  • shallow basket, late 1800s–early 1900s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • plant fiber, silk?, weaving
  • Object Height/Diameter: 5.5 x 21 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 2 1/8 x 8 1/4 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.5077

The round, shallow basket has a round bottom with short sides, the points of which join to form a square handle at the top. Pink cloth with a pink floral design lines the bottom.