Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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tool basket
  • Tulalip peoples
  • tool basket, late 1800s–1926
  • Where object was made: Washington, United States
  • cedar, plant fiber, weaving
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 46 x 30 x 11 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 18 1/8 x 11 3/4 x 4 5/16 in
  • Gift of George W. Reed
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2146

The tall skinny rectangular basket has two handles and a flat cedar bottom. The vertical fibers are light and the horizontal fibers are dark and spaced at regular intervals. The handles are wrapped with light fibers.