Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

Welcome to the Spencer Collection

large storage basket
  • Northwest Coast peoples
  • large storage basket, late 1800s–1926
  • Where object was made: United States or British Columbia, Canada
  • cedar bark, weaving, braiding
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 67 x 34 x 43 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 26 3/8 x 13 3/8 x 16 7/8 in
  • Gift of George W. Reed
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2776

The tall cylindrical basket has a square bottom. The vertical and horizontal fibers are the same width, giving a regular overall surface pattern. There is a band of openweave just below the braided rim. It is undecorated.