Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • United States
  • basket, late 1800s–early 1900s
  • Where object was made: Northeastern United States
  • plant fiber, weaving, dyeing
  • Object Height/Diameter: 11 x 16.5 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 4 5/16 x 6 1/2 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2559

The cylindrical basket has a flat bottom. It has a red and light natural checkerboard field. There is a band of red decorative looped fibers just below the rim.