Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • unknown Lhaq'temish (Lummi) maker
  • basket, late 1800s–1926
  • Where object was made: Washington, United States
  • cedar bark, plant fiber, coiling, imbricating
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 11.5 x 20.5 x 33.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 4 1/2 x 8 1/16 x 13 3/16 in
  • Gift of George W. Reed
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2367

The rectangular basket has straight sides and an openwork, scalloped edge. It has a medium brown field and three bands of decoration, in a checkerboard-like pattern of black, white and field color.