Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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basket with handle
  • Guaraní peoples
  • basket with handle, late 1800s–1965
  • Where object was made: São Paulo, Brazil
  • plant fiber, weaving
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 33 x 26.5 x 22.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 13 x 10 3/8 x 8 7/8 in
  • Gift from the Estate of Karl Menninger and his family
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4861

The basket has a square bottom, a round rim, and a handle. The body of the basket is light natural colored with a band of dark brown diamonds with checkerboard fill. There is dark wrap on the rim. The handle is dark with a light natural colored checkerboard.