Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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broken bowl
  • Salish (Flathead) peoples
  • broken bowl, late 1800s–early 1900s
  • Where object was made: United States or British Columbia, Canada
  • cedar bark, coiling, imbricating
  • Object Height/Diameter: 5 x 18 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 1 15/16 x 7 1/16 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2555

The shallow coiled bowl is missing the bottom. A large "U" shaped chunk is missing from the rim. It has a medium brown field and is decorated with wedge shapes, each of which are half dark brown and half light natural.