Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Pomo peoples
  • bowl, late 1800s–2007
  • Where object was made: California, United States
  • plant fiber, coiling
  • Object Height/Diameter: 13 x 30 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 5 1/8 x 11 3/4 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2398

The round 3-rod coiled basket has a flat bottom and flared sides. It has a medium brown field with three wide zig zags in dark fibers spiraling from the bottom. There is an irregular jagged line of light fibers through the long axis of the dark zigzags.