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: 69.5 x 18 x 4 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: 27 3/8 x 7 1/16 x 1 9/16 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3192

The long, narrow conical basket is made of light natural colored plant fiber. It is flattened. 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 and a loop.