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: 37 x 28 x 15 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 14 9/16 x 11 x 5 7/8 in
  • Gift of George W. Reed
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2150

The tall, narrow rectangular basket has a woven cedar bottom. The sides have light vertical fibers and horizontal dark fibers spaced at regular intervals. The two handles are wrapped with light fibers.