Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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small basket
  • Lillooet peoples
  • small basket, late 1800s–1926
  • Where object was made: British Columbia, Canada
  • plant fiber, coiling, imbricating
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 6.5 x 14 x 17.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 2 1/2 x 5 1/2 x 6 7/8 in
  • Gift of George W. Reed
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2556

The small oval basket has flared sides and a flat bottom. There are two bands of open zigzag at the top. It has a medium brown field and is decorated with light natural triangles, pointed downward.