Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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small basket
  • Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) or Mi'kmaq (Micmac) peoples
  • small basket, late 1800s–early 1900s
  • Where object was made: Canada or United States
  • plant fiber, weaving
  • Object Height/Diameter: 8 x 15 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 3 1/8 x 5 7/8 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2564
Description

The round basket has straight sides. There is one band of looped decorative fibers near the middle, which occupies half of the height. The remainder is flat weaving. It has a medium brown field.