Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • unknown Apache or Tohono O'odham (Papago) maker
  • bowl, late 1800s–1923
  • Where object was made: Arizona or New Mexico, United States
  • willow, martynia, coiling
  • Object Height/Diameter: 5 x 18.5 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 1 15/16 x 7 1/4 in
  • Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Roofe
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2418

The round coiled basket has a flat bottom and flared sides. There is a dark circle in the bottom and a key-like pattern on the sides. It has a dark rim.