Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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storage basket
  • unknown Ifugao maker
  • storage basket, 1900–1950
  • Where object was made: Luzon, Philippines
  • bamboo, rattan, plaiting
  • Object Height/Diameter: 23 x 44 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 9 1/16 x 17 5/16 in
  • Gift of Jack and Liz Kaufman
  • Not on display
  • 2015.0189

Large basket made from dark brown plant fibers woven with a herringbone pattern. The bottom of the basket is square and has a rim of bamboo attached. The sides of the basket are straight and lead up to a round opening, wrapped with an edge of two pieces of bamboo.