Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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basket with handle
  • Mexico
  • basket with handle, 1989
  • Where object was made: Mexico
  • plant fiber, weaving
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 27 x 37 x 41.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 10 5/8 x 14 9/16 x 16 5/16 in
  • Gift of Robert J. Smith
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4863

The light natural colored oval basket has a thick handle spanning the opening. It has a flared rim attached to a decorative band at the top of the basket that is a different style of weaving than the body of the basket. The handle is made of twisted fibers.