Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Anita Yachito
  • bowl, late 1800s–early 1900s
  • Where object was made: Pauma Indian Reservation, San Diego County, California, United States
  • plant fiber, coiling
  • Object Height/Diameter: 8 x 16.5 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 3 1/8 x 6 1/2 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2492

The round bowl has slightly flared sides and a medium brown field. The top band of decoration is a coiled rattlesnake in a slightly darker red-brown, with a head and rattle. The bottom band is abstract, possibly a key-like pattern. It has a braided rim.