Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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basket with lid
  • Nelda Materne
  • basket with lid, 1976
  • Where object was made: Elton, Louisiana, United States
  • pine needles, raffia, coiling, dyeing
  • Object Height/Diameter: 11 x 15.5 cm height with lid
    Object Height/Diameter: 4 5/16 x 6 1/8 in height with lid
  • Gift of Dorwin Lamkin
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2441.a,b

The globuloar coiled basket (2007.2441.a) has a lid (2007.2441.b). The lid has a lip to sit into the basket. The lid is slightly domed, with a knob in the center. It is decorated with two orange flowers, with green leaves. The basket is undecorated.