Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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basket with lid
  • Northwest Coast or Native Arctic peoples
  • basket with lid, late 1800s–1980
  • Where object was made: United States
  • cedar, sea grass, dyeing, weaving
  • Object Height/Diameter: 4 x 7 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 1 9/16 x 2 3/4 in
  • Gift of Ann and Britt Brown, Blackbear Bosin Collection
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1003.a,b

This is a small round basket (2007.1003.a) with a lid (2007.1003.b). It has horizontal red zig zags and a purple band on the basket. The lid has a faded dark circle in the center and a dark band around the rim.