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/Diameter: 16 x 19 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 6 1/4 x 7 1/2 in
  • Gift of George W. Reed
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2674

The woven basket has a square base, but rounded corners and a round rim. The light natural field is decorated with groups of three dark brown under the rim and down the corners. There is a small flower-like cluster of four brown diamonds in the center of each side.