Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

Welcome to the Spencer Collection

  • Akimel O'odham (Pima) peoples
  • bowl, late 1800s–1992
  • Where object was made: Arizona, United States
  • willow, yucca, bear grass, martynia, coiling
  • Object Height/Diameter: 9.5 x 30 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 3 3/4 x 11 3/4 in
  • The Father Felix Nolte Collection from the Benedictine College Museum
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2411

The round bowl has a flat willow wrapped coil bottom, and flared yucca wrapped coiled sides. There is a small dark circle in the center. Four dark lines spiral up from the bottom.