Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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food basket
  • Hopi peoples
  • food basket, late 1800s–1926
  • Where object was made: Arizona, United States
  • yucca, weaving
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 15 x 18 x 20.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 5 7/8 x 7 1/16 x 8 1/16 in
  • Gift of George W. Reed
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2675

The woven basket has a square base and rounded corners. It has a light natural field. Each side is decorated with a small flower-like cluster of four dark brown diamonds, with four light brown chevrons surrounding each flower.