Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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rectangular basket
  • unknown Kanien’kehá:ka (Mohawk) maker
  • rectangular basket, mid 1900s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • plant fiber, wood, weaving, dyeing
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 14.5 x 30 x 37 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 5 11/16 x 11 3/4 x 14 9/16 in
  • Gift from the Jedel Family Foundation
  • Not on display
  • 2010.0149

Rectangular basket woven from wide strips. It has a wooden loop handle on the rim at either end. The rim is wrapped with a red strip. There are two green and two yellow stripes going around the basket. Light brown fibers are pulled out and twisted over top of the colored stripes.