Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Tohono O'odham (Papago) peoples
  • basket, late 1800s
  • Where object was made: Southwestern United States
  • willow?, bear grass, martynia, coiling
  • Object Height/Diameter: 11 x 17.5 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 4 5/16 x 6 7/8 in
  • Gift from the Menninger Foundation
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2382

The round bowl has straight sides and two parallel zigzags. There is a band of crosses on the bottom and a small circle in the center. There is dark whipstitch on the rim.