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 x 22.5 cm
    Object Height/Width: 8 1/4 x 8 7/8 in
  • Gift of George W. Reed
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2173

The pouch-like woven food basket is square and the edge around the opening is braided.