Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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miniature lidded basket
  • Mexico
  • miniature lidded basket, late 1800s–1998
  • Where object was made: Mexico
  • plant fiber, wood, coiling, dyeing
  • Object Height/Diameter: 7 x 5 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 2 3/4 x 1 15/16 in
  • The Father Felix Nolte Collection from the Benedictine College Museum
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4660

The very small round coiled basket has a hinged conical lid and wooden toggle. There is a small loop handle on the lid. It alternates blue, green and possibly purple.