Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Northwest Coast peoples
  • bowl, late 1800s–early 1900s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • plant fiber, weaving, dyeing, false embroidering
  • Object Height/Diameter: 10 x 26 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 3 7/8 x 10 1/4 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2525

The woven bowl is made of light brown fibers. It is decorated with dark purple parallelograms with a pink horizontal stripe on each. There is one rink line near the bottom. There are three purple bands on the bottom and a point in the center of the bottom.