Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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plaque with butterfly design
  • Hopi peoples
  • plaque with butterfly design, late 1800s–2007
  • Where object was made: Second Mesa, Arizona, United States
  • plant fiber, coiling, dyeing
  • Object Diameter: 31.5 cm without loop/handle
    Object Diameter: 12 3/8 in without loop/handle
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1021

This is a coiled plaque with a highly stylized butterfly design. It has a brown body, the black edges of wings, and yellow and brown color blocks on the wings.