Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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small basket
  • Hualapai peoples
  • small basket, late 1800s–1999
  • Where object was made: Arizona, United States
  • plant fiber, weaving, dyeing
  • Object Height/Diameter: 6.5 x 10 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 2 1/2 x 3 7/8 in
  • Gift of Dorwin Lamkin
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2203

The small round woven basket has straight sides and dark vertical fibers and light horizontal fibers give a checkered appearance. The rim is wrapped in light fiber. There are red and dark brown bands near the top.