Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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storage basket
  • Fraser River or Thompson River Salish Peoples
  • storage basket, late 1800s–1926
  • Where object was made: British Columbia, Canada or Washington, United States
  • cedar bark, plant fiber, coiling, imbricating
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 21 x 21 x 48 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 8 1/4 x 8 1/4 x 18 7/8 in
  • Gift of George W. Reed
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2626

The rectangular basket has flared sides. There are two loops on the rim of each long side. It has a cedar body decorated with two zigzags, each in red, light natural and black fibers.