Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • unknown Western Apache maker
  • bowl, late 1800s–1923
  • Where object was made: Southwestern United States
  • willow, martynia, coiling
  • Object Height/Diameter: 4 x 16 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 1 9/16 x 6 1/4 in
  • Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Roofe
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2419

The small, 3-rod coiled bowl has a small circle in the bottom center with six stepped petal-like designs, each with three wavy lines from the end. There are sideways chevrons between each repeat of three lines. The rim has light and dark stripes.