Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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small basket
  • Tlingit peoples
  • small basket, late 1800s–1926
  • Where object was made: Sitka, District of Alaska or Alaska Territory (present-day Alaska), United States
  • cedar bark, weaving
  • Object Height/Diameter: 11.5 x 16 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 4 1/2 x 6 1/4 in
  • Gift of George W. Reed
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2513

The round woven basket has nearly straight sides. It is dark brown and there may be a decoration in the same tone, possibly a bird.