Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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basket
  • Lillooet peoples
  • basket, early-mid 1900s
  • Where object was made: British Columbia, Canada
  • cedar bark, cherry bark, maidenhair fern, bear grass, coiling, imbricating
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 19 x 23.5 x 28.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 7 1/2 x 9 1/4 x 11 1/4 in
  • Gift of Dorwin Lamkin
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2581
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Description

The rectangular basket has flared sides. It is medium brown and decorated with vertical bars of short horizontal stripes in red and light natural or dark brown and light natural. The vertical bars extend down from the rim and are about 2/3 of the height of the basket. The rim coil is decorated with dark brown or red between the vertical bars.