Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • unknown Northwest Coast maker
  • basket, late 1800s–1926
  • Where object was made: United States or British Columbia, Canada
  • cedar bark, plant fiber, coiling, imbricating
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 15.5 x 27.5 x 22 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 6 1/8 x 10 13/16 x 8 5/8 in
  • Gift of George W. Reed
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2619

The oval basket has flared sides and a medium brown field. It is decorated with pairs of vertical stripes in black and light natural blocks or red and light natural blocks, which alternate.