Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • unknown Akimel O'odham (Pima) maker
  • basket, late 1800s–early 1900s
  • Where object was made: Arizona, United States
  • willow, beads, coiling
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 22 x 23 x 33 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 8 5/8 x 9 1/16 x 13 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2338

The oval coiled basket has a slightly flared side, a flat shoulder, and an oval neck. The rim has a few light blue beads remaining. Every third coil is wrapped with dark fibers, giving a striped appearance.