Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • unknown Qwu’lh-hwai-pum (Klikitat) maker
  • basket, late 1800s–1926
  • Where object was made: Washington, United States
  • cedar bark, plant fiber, coiling, imbricating
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 15 x 24 x 29 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 5 7/8 x 9 7/16 x 11 3/8 in
  • Gift of George W. Reed
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2373

The oval basket has a smaller base and slightly flaring sides. The edge coil is pulled up to create a scalloped edge. It is decorated with lighting bolt-like lines in black and light natural. The field color is brown.