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basket with handle
  • Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) or Mi'kmaq (Micmac) peoples
  • basket with handle, late 1800s–early 1900s
  • Where object was made: Canada or United States
  • plant fiber, wood, weaving, dyeing
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 24 x 12.5 x 25 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 9 7/16 x 4 7/8 x 9 13/16 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2515

The rectangular basket has a wooden handle and rounded corners. It has a light brown field color with a thick band of purple in the middle, then a thinner band of pink above. The handle stretches from one short side to the other and is flattened on top.