Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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small bowl
  • Eliza Sumpka
  • small bowl, mid 1900s–1981
  • Where object was made: Oklahoma, United States
  • plant fiber, weaving
  • Object Height/Diameter: 6 x 12 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 2 3/8 x 4 3/4 in
  • Gift of Forrest E. Jones
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2149

The small woven bowl has a flat bottom and straight sides. The bottom half is woven with a dark band on the bottom and a light band on the top. The top half is openwork created by turning the warp fibers down.