Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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small basket with lid
  • Selina Adams Peratrovich
    1889 or 1900–1984 or 1985
    born: Old Masset, British Columbia, Canada ; active: United States
  • small basket with lid, late 1800s–1977
  • Where object was made: British Columbia, Canada
  • red cedar bark, yellow cedar bark, spruce root, weaving
  • Object Height/Diameter: 6 x 8 cm height with lid
    Object Height/Diameter: 2 3/8 x 3 1/8 in height with lid
  • Gift of Ann P. Schlager
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2449.a,b

The small round basket (2007.2449.a) has straight sides and a light natural field color. It has a band of open weaving in the middle flanked by bands of lighter plant fiber. It has a round lid (2007.2449.b) with a rim to sit over the edge of the basket. There is a single interupted band of lighter plant fibers.