Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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basket with handle
  • Tohono O'odham (Papago) peoples
  • basket with handle, late 1800s–1990
  • Where object was made: Arizona, United States
  • yucca, bear grass, martynia, coiling
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 16 x 15.5 x 18 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 6 1/4 x 6 1/8 x 7 1/16 in
  • Transfer from the Johnson County Museum
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2138

The oval coiled basket has a handle attached on the long sides. There are six dark crosses with open centers and dark whipstitch on the edge and handle. Coil start.