Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Akimel O'odham (Pima) peoples
  • bowl, late 1800s–1935
  • Where object was made: Arizona, United States
  • willow, martynia, coiling
  • Object Height/Diameter: 12 x 29.5 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 4 3/4 x 11 5/8 in
  • The Father Felix Nolte Collection from the Benedictine College Museum
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2348

The round coiled bowl has a flat bottom and flared sides. The sides are decorated with three sets of concentric trapezoids, separated by a dark column. There is dark whipstitch on the rim and a small dark circle in the center of the bottom.