Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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basket with handle
  • Nora Davis
  • basket with handle, late 1800s–1996
  • Where object was made: Tucker, Mississippi, United States
  • swamp cane, weaving, dyeing
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 16 x 16 x 16 cm height includes handle
    Object Height/Width/Length: 6 1/4 x 6 1/4 x 6 1/4 in height includes handle
  • Gift of Ann P. Schlager
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2121

The woven basket has a square bottom, though the sides are somewhat rounded. The rim and handle are wrapped with natural colored fibers. Red and green blocks of color are distributed randomly.