Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

Welcome to the Spencer Collection

  • Southwestern peoples
  • basket, late 1800s–1992
  • Where object was made: Southwestern United States
  • plant fiber, weaving
  • Object Height/Diameter: 13 x 44 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 5 1/8 x 17 5/16 in
  • The Father Felix Nolte Collection from the Benedictine College Museum
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2225

The large round basket is woven with a rounded bottom. It has a diamond pattern with nine blocks and the inside was created by changing the number of fibers crossed in the weave, rather than introducing a different color. The rigid rim is broken in one place.