Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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basket with lid
  • Coushatta peoples
  • basket with lid, 1974
  • Where object was made: North Carolina, United States
  • pine needles, plant fiber, coiling
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 8.5 x 14 x 17 cm height with lid
    Object Height/Width/Length: 3 3/8 x 5 1/2 x 6 11/16 in height with lid
  • Gift of Dorwin Lamkin
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2483.a,b

The round basket (2007.2483.a) tapers as it goes up. The two handles low on the basket at the widest point are created by pulling coils out. The lid (2007.2483.b) has a flat top and straight sides.