Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Carol S. Welch
    born 1940
  • wastebasket, 1980
  • Where object was made: Southeastern United States
  • white oak, butternut dye, blood root dye, weaving, dyeing
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 20.5 x 21.5 x 23 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 8 1/16 x 8 7/16 x 9 1/16 in
  • Gift of Dorwin Lamkin
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2487

The woven basket with a square base and round rim has light natural and dark brown vertical stripes overlaid with alternating diamond shapes in a dark yellow, with a dark brown cross in the center if the diamond shape.