Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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wedding basket
  • unknown Paiute maker
  • wedding basket, late 1800s–1976
  • Where object was made: Southwestern United States
  • plant fiber, coiling, dyeing
  • Object Height/Diameter: 5 x 23.5 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 1 15/16 x 9 1/4 in
  • Gift from the Menninger Foundation
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1067
Label Text

This is a shallow bowl with an incomplete red band, flanked by bands of dark triangles, a design typically called a wedding basket. It is a three rod coiled basket.