Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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food basket
  • unknown Kwih-dich-chuh-aht (Makah) maker
  • food basket, late 1800s–1926
  • Where object was made: Washington, United States
  • cedar bark, weaving, braiding
  • Object Height/Width: 21.5 x 23 cm
    Object Height/Width: 8 7/16 x 9 1/16 in
  • Gift of George W. Reed
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2171

The pouch-like basket is woven of cedar bark. It is square and the edge around the opening is braided.