Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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bentwood box with lid
  • Saanich peoples
  • bentwood box with lid, late 1800s–1926
  • Where object was made: Washington, United States or British Columbia, Canada
  • cedar wood, staining
  • Object Height/Width/Length: together 17 x 34.5 x 21 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: together 6 11/16 x 13 9/16 x 8 1/4 in
  • Gift of George W. Reed
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6199.a,b
Description

The rectangular wooden box has a lid. The bottom of box (2007.6199.a) has a small lip that projects for the top (2007.6199.b) to rest on, as it slides over the bottom to fully cover it. The bottom is brown, except for the exterior bottom piece. The top is dark brown with a small lip at the top.