Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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storage basket
  • Mescalero Apache peoples
  • storage basket, late 1800s–1975
  • Where object was made: Southwestern United States
  • plant fiber, coiling, dyeing
  • Object Height/Diameter: 18 x 25 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 7 1/16 x 9 13/16 in
  • Gift from the Menninger Foundation
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2143

The 3 rod coiled globular basket has one brown zig zag line, with a very faded pink zig zag above and below, that is no longer visible on the exterior surface. There are four brown arrows on the base.