Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Africa
  • sieve, late 1800s–1996
  • plant fiber, weaving, dyeing
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 38 x 35 x 5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 14 15/16 x 13 3/4 x 1 15/16 in
  • Gift of Glenn M. Duffee
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3596

The shallow round tray has a rim made of a bundle of fiber wrapped with wide light natural colored stgrips. The bottom has thin grasses oriented in one direction with strips of wider fibers woven through at widely spaced intervals. It has a wide strip of light natural and green at either end with narrow strips of purple and green in between. There is a short loop of twisted plant fiber.