Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Mission peoples
  • tray, late 1800s–early 1900s
  • Where object was made: California, United States
  • plant fiber, coiling, braiding
  • Object Height/Diameter: 8 x 41.5 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 3 1/8 x 16 5/16 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2222

The round coiled tray has slightly flaring sides. It is undecorated. There is a small bit of braided plant fiber on the rim which may have been a loop or handle at one time.