Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Haida peoples
  • basket, late 1800s–1926
  • Where object was made: Skittagetan Lagoon?, British Columbia, Canada
  • spruce root, buckskin, weaving, dyeing
  • Object Height/Diameter: 15 x 20 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 5 7/8 x 7 7/8 in
  • Gift of George W. Reed
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2642

The cylindrical basket has a flat bottom and a medium brown field. There are two thin bands of alternating red and purple blocks and two small buckskin loop handles on either side of the rim.