Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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round basket
  • unknown Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) or Mi'kmaq (Micmac) maker
  • round basket, late 1800s–early 1900s
  • Where object was made: Canada or United States
  • plant fiber, weaving, dyeing
  • Object Height/Diameter: 13 x 26 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 5 1/8 x 10 1/4 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2570

The round basket has straight sides and red-brown decorative loop bands at the top and bottom. The area between is woven from splints and grass. The bottom is woven from splints only and the rim is bundled grass.