Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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basket
  • Northwest Coast peoples
  • basket, late 1800s–1926
  • Where object was made: United States or British Columbia, Canada
  • plant fiber, weaving, false embroidering, dyeing
  • Object Height/Diameter: 11.5 x 17 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 4 1/2 x 6 11/16 in
  • Gift of George W. Reed
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2668
Description

The round basket has a slightly uneven flare. It has a light brown field and is decorated with two solid green bands, each flanked with pink. A third green band has an interrupted band of green above. Triangles in dark green, light green and red are scattered over the surface.