Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Apache or Tohono O'odham (Papago) peoples
  • bowl, late 1800s–early 1900s
  • Where object was made: Arizona or New Mexico, United States
  • willow, martynia, coiling
  • Object Height/Diameter: 10 x 33.5 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 3 7/8 x 13 3/16 in
  • Gift of Forrest E. Jones
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2415

The round coiled bowl has flared sides and a rounded bottom with a dark circle at the bottom. There are two bands of a key-like pattern, the top band has twice as many decorative elements.