Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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apple drying tray
  • unknown Potawatomi maker
  • apple drying tray, late 1800s–1964
  • Where object was made: United States
  • wood, iron, weaving
  • Object Length/Width/Depth: 132 x 51 x 7 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: 51 15/16 x 20 1/16 x 2 3/4 in
  • Gift from the Menninger Foundation
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6827

The large tray has a bottom woven from wooden sticks over and under wooden dowels. The dowels are inserted through the sides. The ends are held in place with iron nails.

It was intended for drying apples.