Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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small round basket with lid
  • Makah peoples
  • small round basket with lid, mid 1900s
  • Where object was made: Neah Bay, Washington, United States
  • plant fiber, cedar, weaving, dyeing
  • Object Height/Diameter: 6 x 8 cm height with lid
    Object Height/Diameter: 2 3/8 x 3 1/8 in height with lid
  • Gift from the Jedel Family Foundation
  • Not on display
  • 2010.0151.a,b
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Description

Small round basket (2010.0151.a) with lid (2010.0151.b). The basket has a cedar bottom and rim. The light colored field is decorated with a bright pink band around the bottom and four purple birds. The lid has a darker rim and circle in the center.