Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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small basket with handle
  • unknown Aniyunwiya (Cherokee) maker
  • small basket with handle, late 1800s–early 1900s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • plant fiber, weaving, dyeing
  • Object Height/Diameter: 7 x 9 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 2 3/4 x 3 1/2 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2575

The small basket has a square base and round rim. The sides are rounded as well. The wide splints in green and light natural and the thin splints in red yield an overall plaid appearance. The handle is quite short.