Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

Welcome to the Spencer Collection

  • Akimel O'odham (Pima) peoples
  • bowl, late 1800s–1935
  • Where object was made: Arizona, United States
  • willow, martynia, coiling
  • Object Height/Diameter: 5 x 21 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 1 15/16 x 8 1/4 in
  • The Father Felix Nolte Collection from the Benedictine College Museum
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2497

The small round basket has flared sides and a dark circle in the bottom center. There is a dark band around the edge of the bottom and four repeats of an outline of a trapezoid shape, with a smaller trapezoid removed from the bottom. The baseline is joined around the bowl.