Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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conical basket
  • Country Unknown
  • conical basket, late 1800s–2007
  • plant fiber, string, weaving
  • Object Length/Width/Depth: 66 x 16 x 7 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: 26 x 6 1/4 x 2 3/4 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3191

The long narrow conical basket is made of light natural colored plant fiber. The open end has a fringe of plant fibers. The closed end has a round knob of woven fibers and a small plant fiber tassel.