Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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small basket with lid
  • unknown Passamaquoddy or Penawapskewi (Penobscot) maker
  • small basket with lid, mid 1900s
  • Where object was made: Maine, United States
  • split ash, sweetgrass, weaving
  • Object Height/Diameter: 7 x 8.5 cm height with lid
    Object Height/Diameter: 2 3/4 x 3 3/8 in height with lid
  • Gift of Ann P. Schlager
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2123.a,b

The small cylindrical basket (2007.2123.a) has a lid (2007.2123.b). It is a light natural color and is woven with a raised and twisted weft. There is a small loop handle on the lid.