Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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basket with two handles
  • Mi'kmaq peoples
  • basket with two handles, late 1800s–early 1900s
  • Where object was made: Northeastern United States
  • plant fiber, weaving, dyeing
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 26.5 x 14 x 25 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 10 3/8 x 5 1/2 x 9 13/16 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2583
Description

The rectangular basket has a handle on each long side. It has a light green field with bands of thin yellow fibers that have a checkerboard appearance due to the weaving. The handles are wrapped with yellow fibers.