Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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basket with handle
  • Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) peoples
  • basket with handle, late 1800s–early 1900s
  • Where object was made: New York, United States or Canada
  • plant fiber, wood, weaving, dyeing
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 27 x 17 x 30 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 10 5/8 x 6 11/16 x 11 3/4 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2505

The rectangular basket has a wooden rim and handle. The handle is squared, rather than rounded, and stretches from one short side to the other. The basket is woven of red and green splints, with four bands that are pulled out and twisted, forming loops.