Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Tulalip peoples
  • basket, late 1800s–1926
  • Where object was made: Washington, United States
  • plant fiber, weaving
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 14.5 x 21 x 27 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 5 11/16 x 8 1/4 x 10 5/8 in
  • Gift of George W. Reed
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2630

The oval basket has a square base and a lopsided bulbous shape. It has a light brown field and a medium brown rim. There is a medium brown and light natural oblique striped band just below the rim. The remainder of the basket has a medium brown band, a thin medium brown and field colored checkerboard, and another thin medium brown line near the bottom.