Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Nancy Conseen
    born: Cherokee, North Carolina, United States ; active: United States
  • basket, late 1800s–1976
  • Where object was made: Cherokee County, North Carolina, United States
  • wild honeysuckle fiber, walnut root dye, weaving
  • Object Height/Diameter: 13 x 7.5 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 5 1/8 x 2 15/16 in
  • Gift of Ann P. Schlager
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2104

The vase shaped basket is constructed of honeysuckle fibers. There are two bands of dark brown fibers consisting of squares on either side of the top one with squares only on the top of the bottom band.