Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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cooking basket
  • unknown Haida or Tlingit maker
  • cooking basket, late 1800s
  • Where object was made: District of Alaska (present-day Alaska), United States
  • plant fiber, weaving
  • Object Height/Diameter: 15.5 x 21 cm
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.8153

Dark cylinder-shaped basket of woven plant fiber. Dark brown background with light brown bands and interlocking geometric shapes done in false embroidery.