Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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woven bottle
  • Havasupai peoples
  • woven bottle, late 1800s–early 1900s
  • Where object was made: Southwestern United States
  • plant fiber, weaving
  • Object Height/Diameter: 25 x 15 cm diameter without handles
    Object Height/Diameter: 9 13/16 x 5 7/8 in diameter without handles
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2168
Description

The tall bottle with a narrow opening probably had a neck attached at one point. There are two small loop handles on the shoulder. The bottle is lopsided. There are two dark zigzag lines about halfway up the body. There is a wider light band above and below.