Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • unknown Havsuw’ Baaja (Havasupai) maker
  • bowl, late 1800s–early 1900s
  • Where object was made: Southwestern United States
  • plant fiber, weaving
  • Object Height/Diameter: 12 x 20 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 4 3/4 x 7 7/8 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2140

The woven bowl has a rounded bottom. The wide band of decoration at the top alternates dark brown and medium brown triangles. The smaller band at the bottom also alternates triangles. There is a remnant of a small loop of black fabric at the center of the bowl.