Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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small basket
  • Klikitat or Yakima peoples
  • small basket, 1975
  • plant fiber, coiling, imbricating
  • Object Height/Diameter: 14 x 14 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 5 1/2 x 5 1/2 in
  • Gift of Dorwin Lamkin
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2493

The small cylindrical basket has slightly flared sides and a medium brown body. The entire external surface is imbricated, giving a yellow field and vertical oblique zig zags of dark brown. The rim has raised loops where the rim coil is separated.