Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • unknown Western Apache maker
  • bowl, late 1800s–1954
  • Where object was made: Southwestern United States
  • willow, martynia, coiling
  • Object Height/Diameter: 4.5 x 20 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 1 3/4 x 7 7/8 in
  • The Father Felix Nolte Collection from the Benedictine College Museum
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2395

The round 3-rod coiled bowl has a flat bottom, flared sides, and dark rim. There is a rounded zig zag on the sides. There is a ten petaled flower with a dark center in the bottom of the bowl.