Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Tlingit peoples
  • basket, late 1800s–1926
  • Where object was made: District of Alaska or Alaska Territory (present-day Alaska), United States or British Columbia, Cana
  • cedar bark, plant fiber, cloth, weaving
  • Object Height/Diameter: approximately 18 x 47 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: approximately 7 1/16 x 18 1/2 in
  • Gift of George W. Reed
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2288

The round woven basket has a pointed base. There are two small unbleached cloth handles stitched on either side. It is decorated with dark checkerboard bands.