Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Thompson River Salish peoples
  • basket, late 1800s–1926
  • Where object was made: British Columbia, Canada or Washington, United States
  • cedar bark, coiling, imbricating
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 7 x 15 x 32 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 2 3/4 x 5 7/8 x 12 5/8 in
  • Gift of George W. Reed
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2546

The shallow football-shaped basket has a zigzag rim, flat bottom, and medium brown field with red or white blocks arranged in oblique rows.