Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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basket with handle
  • unknown Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) maker
  • basket with handle, late 1800s–early 1900s
  • Where object was made: New York, United States or Canada
  • plant fiber, weaving, dyeing
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 25 x 14.5 x 20 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 9 13/16 x 5 11/16 x 7 7/8 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2533

The rectangular basket has a handle that stretches from one long side to the other. There is one band of green decorative loop fibers, near the rim and one band of raised triangles. The bands between the raised bands are blocks of red and green. The handle is wrapped with green.