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basket with two handles
  • Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) or Mi'kmaq (Micmac) peoples
  • basket with two handles, late 1800s–early 1900s
  • Where object was made: Canada or United States
  • plant fiber, weaving, dyeing
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 14.5 x 20 x 11 cm width includes handles
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 5 11/16 x 7 7/8 x 4 5/16 in width includes handles
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2563

The cylindrical basket has a square base and ear-like handles on either side. There are three bands of yellow-orange decorative loops separated by red weaving. The handles are wrapped with yellow-orange fibers.