Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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basket with lid
  • Country Unknown
  • basket with lid, late 1800s–1999
  • plant fiber, weaving, dyeing, braiding
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 8 x 12 x 17 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 3 1/8 x 4 3/4 x 6 11/16 in
  • Gift of Dorwin Lamkin
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2439.a,b

The oval basket (2007.2439.a) has a lid (2007.2439.b). The portion of basket visible beneath the lid is an orange and light natural colored checkerboard. The top band is a light natural color. The lid is the same checkerboard, in an oval. There is a small braided loop handle on the top.