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: San Juan Island, Washington, United States
  • cedar bark, plant fiber, weaving
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 14 x 11.5 x 15.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 5 1/2 x 4 1/2 x 6 1/8 in
  • Gift of George W. Reed
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2678

The almost cylindrical basket has a square bottom. The cedar body is decorated with two bands of black and field colored checkerboard, one near the top and one near the bottom.