Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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winnowing basket
  • Venezuela
  • winnowing basket, late 1800s–1991
  • Where object was made: Venezuela
  • wood, plant fiber, weaving
  • Object Length/Width/Depth: 77 x 75 x 6 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: 30 5/16 x 29 1/2 x 2 3/8 in
  • Gift of Barbara Waggoner
  • Not on display
  • 2007.7218

The square and very shallow basket has sides that are made from two wooden rods each which extend past the corner. The bottom is woven in a relatively loose pattern. It is brown.