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rectangular basket with two handles
  • Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) or Mi'kmaq (Micmac) peoples
  • rectangular basket with two handles, late 1800s–early 1900s
  • Where object was made: Canada or United States
  • plant fiber, weaving, dyeing
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 36.5 x 18 x 32 cm
    Object Height/Width/Diameter: 14 3/8 x 7 1/16 x 12 5/8 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2543

The tall rectangular tote-like basket has one handle on each long side. The basket is light green with two bands of decorative looped fibers. The bottom band is light natural colored, and the top band has a light natural base color but green loops. The green handles are wrapped with purple fibers.