Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Country Unknown
  • stopper, late 1800s–2007
  • wood, cloth, string, plant fiber, weaving
  • Object Length/Width/Depth: 7 x 4.5 x 4 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 2 3/4 x 1 3/4 x 1 9/16 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3209

This nearly cylindrical stopper has a core that consists of a piece of wood with a basketry rim and two small loop handles. The stopper is wrapped with a dark cloth, which is wrapped with string near the narrower end of the stopper.