Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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small rectangular basket
  • unknown Nuu-chah-nulth (Nootka) maker
  • small rectangular basket, late 1800s–1926
  • Where object was made: Mora, Washington, United States?
  • cedar bark, bear grass? weaving, dyeing
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 6 x 11 x 14.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 2 3/8 x 4 5/16 x 5 11/16 in
  • Gift of George W. Reed
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2567

The rectangular basket has a cedar bark bottom and natural colored sides with two decorative bands, each with a thin red band flanked with dark blue bands. There is a green band at the bottom edge.