Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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winnowing basket
  • Maidu peoples
  • winnowing basket, early-mid 1900s
  • Where object was made: Northeastern California, United States
  • plant fiber, weaving
  • Object Length/Width/Depth: 45 x 41 x 7 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: 17 11/16 x 16 1/8 x 2 3/4 in
  • Gift from the Menninger Foundation
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2495

The hexagonal shaped shallow basket has a shallow end at the point and a deeper end at the top part of the leaf shape. It is undecorated.