Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Klamath or Modoc peoples
  • basket, late 1800s–1926
  • Where object was made: Oregon, United States
  • plant fiber, quills, weaving, dyeing
  • Object Height/Diameter: 11 x 22 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 4 5/16 x 8 5/8 in
  • Gift of George W. Reed
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2528

The round basket has a medium brown field. It is decorated with three repeats of an oblique line of stacked dark brown trapezoids with vertical stripes of yellow quills at the square end of each. There are three bands of dark brown/field colored stripes on the bottom.