Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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small basket with handle
  • unknown Urarina maker
  • small basket with handle, late 1800s–1996
  • Where object was made: Chambira basin, Loreto, Peru
  • plant fiber, weaving, dyeing?, braiding
  • Object Height/Diameter: 7 x 13 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 2 3/4 x 5 1/8 in
  • Gift of Bart Dean
  • Not on display
  • 2007.5165

The small round basket has a flat bottom and sides that taper toward the top. They are light natural color with three dark yellow bands. Another dark yellow band is on the bottom. It has a thin braided handle.