Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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basket with lid
  • unknown Haida maker
  • basket with lid, late 1800s–1975
  • plant fiber, buckskin, coiling, imbricating
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 10 x 15.5 x 17 cm height with lid
    Object Height/Width/Length: 3 7/8 x 6 1/8 x 6 11/16 in height with lid
  • Gift of Dorwin Lamkin
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2192.a,b

The rectangular coiled basket (2007.2192.a) has a flat bottom. The imbricated panel on each side is an "X" in either dark brown or light brown on a light field. The flat lid (2007.2192.b) has a rim to sit in the basket. There is a buckskin loop for a handle. The decoration consists of four small dark "x's."