Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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storage basket
  • Tohono O'odham (Papago) peoples
  • storage basket, late 1800s–1910
  • Where object was made: Southwestern United States
  • willow, martynia, coiling
  • Object Height/Diameter: 32 x 45 cm bottom piece only
    Object Height/Diameter: 12 5/8 x 17 11/16 in bottom piece only
  • Gift of Sara Mae Deikman
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2272
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Description

The large storage basket is currently in two pieces. It is olla shaped and coiled. It is decorated with dark open crosses and dark whipstitch on the rim.