Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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basket with lid
  • Agnes Sunday
  • basket with lid, 1952
  • Where object was made: New York, New York, United States
  • plant fiber, weaving, braiding, dyeing
  • Object Height/Diameter: 12 x 18 cm height with lid
    Object Height/Diameter: 4 3/4 x 7 1/16 in height with lid
  • Gift of Dorwin Lamkin
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2189.a,b

The bottom 1/3 of the round woven basket (2007.2189.a) is made by weaving braided strands over wide warp strips. The top 2/3 has two wide strips, one band of braided strips and two smaller green strips. The round lid (2007.2189.b) has the sides woven from braided strips, the center woven from small strips and the space between from wide strips and green strips. There is a small ring shape for a handle.