Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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basket with lid
  • unknown Tolupan (Jicaque) maker
  • basket with lid, late 1800s–2007
  • Where object was made: Honduras
  • plant fiber, weaving
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 59 x 37 x 34 cm height with lid
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 23 1/4 x 14 9/16 x 13 3/8 in height with lid
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.7215.a,b

The tall basket (2007.7215.a) has a lid (2007.7215.b). It has a nearly flat bottom. The cone-like basket tapers to the top. There is a vertically oriented handle on each side near the top. The basket has a nearly flat top and straight sides to sit over the neck of the basket. It is light brown and undecorated.