Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Native Alaskan peoples
  • basket, late 1800s–1926
  • Where object was made: District of Alaska or Alaska Territory (present-day Alaska), United States?
  • plant fiber, coiling
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 6.5 x 15.5 x 17 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 2 1/2 x 6 1/8 x 6 11/16 in
  • Gift of George W. Reed
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2548

The slightly oval coiled basket has a flat bottom and slightly flared sides. There are two bands of open zigzag. It is a light natural color.