Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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rectangular basket with handle
  • unknown Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) or Mi'kmaq (Micmac) maker
  • rectangular basket with handle, late 1800s–early 1900s
  • Where object was made: Canada or United States
  • plant fiber, wood, weaving, dyeing
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 37 x 22 x 35 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 14 9/16 x 8 5/8 x 13 3/4 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2532

The tall rectangular basket has a wooden handle stretching from one long side to the other. The basket field is a pink and purple checkerboard. The top two bands are purple with pink looped fibers over the top. One long side has three purple woven circular flowers joined with a brown stem and green leaves.