Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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canastra (basket)
  • Philippines
  • canastra (basket), late 1800s–1904
  • Where object was made: Cotabato, Maguidinao, Philippines
  • plant fiber, bamboo?, weaving
  • Object Height/Diameter: 16 x 39 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 6 1/4 x 15 3/8 in
  • The Father Felix Nolte Collection from the Benedictine College Museum
  • Not on display
  • 2007.0275

This is a shallow round basket with hexagonal weave. The bottom is hexagonal with rounded angles. It is a light brown color.