Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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basket with lid
  • Hualapai peoples
  • basket with lid, 1910
  • Where object was made: Arizona, United States
  • plant fiber, coiling
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 9.5 x 17 x 23 cm height with lid
    Object Height/Width/Length: 3 3/4 x 6 11/16 x 9 1/16 in height with lid
  • Gift of Dorwin Lamkin
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2440.a,b

The dark brown oval basket (2007.2440.a) has a lid (2007.2440.b). The basket has straight sides, and the rim is inset into the thickness of the side, to allow the lid to sit flush with the side. The lid has a step around the edge.