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
  • plant fiber, raffia, weaving, dyeing
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 16.5 x 16 x 22 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 6 1/2 x 6 1/4 x 8 5/8 in
  • Gift of George W. Reed
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2629

The cylindrical basket has a square woven base. The scalloped rim is decorated wtih a dark green interrupted line. It has a light brown field. There are three bands of dark green and field colored oblique stripes interspersed wtih a band of dark green and light natural vertical stripes or dark green and light natural oblique stripes.