Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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round basket
  • Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) or Mi'kmaq (Micmac) peoples
  • round basket, late 1800s–early 1900s
  • Where object was made: Canada or United States
  • plant fiber, wood, weaving, dyeing
  • Object Height/Diameter: 14.5 x 28 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 5 11/16 x 11 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2571

The round basket has one split for a foot. It has a wide band of decorative red loops near the rim. The body is decorated with purple and natural color vertical stripes. The foot is red. It has a wooden rim and a raised point in the center of the bottom.