Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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pack basket
  • Lhaq'temish (Lummi) peoples
  • pack basket, late 1800s–1926
  • Where object was made: Washington, United States
  • plant fiber, weaving
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 27 x 31 x 33 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 10 5/8 x 12 3/16 x 13 in
  • Gift of George W. Reed
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2433

The rectangular basket has widely spaced weft fibers (every inch or so). There is a twisted plant fiber cord along the long sides on top of the rim, attached every few inches.