Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Fraser River or Thompson River Salish Peoples
  • 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: 12 x 16 x 22.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 4 3/4 x 6 1/4 x 8 7/8 in
  • Gift of George W. Reed
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2638

The rectangular basket has flared sides. The long sides are decorated with three repeats of a diamond design, the short sides each have one repeat of a medium brown and light natural checkerboard diamond. There are medium brown blocks on the bottom coil of the basket.