Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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oval basket
  • unknown Tohono O'odham (Papago) maker
  • oval basket, late 1800s–1981
  • Where object was made: Southwestern United States
  • yucca, martynia, bear grass, coiling
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 7 x 13 x 18 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 2 3/4 x 5 1/8 x 7 1/16 in
  • Gift of Forrest E. Jones
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2120

The coiled, oval basket has a light field and a small dark checkerboard on the long sides. There are two dark short, oblique lines on the ends.