Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

Welcome to the Spencer Collection

  • unknown Tohono O'odham (Papago) maker
  • basket, late 1800s–1923
  • Where object was made: Gila Bend, Arizona, United States
  • yucca, bear grass, martynia, coiling
  • Object Height/Diameter: 8 x 20 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 3 1/8 x 7 7/8 in
  • The Father Felix Nolte Collection from the Benedictine College Museum
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2488

The coiled bowl has flared sides and a flat bottom. The top half of the bowl is an open zigzag of a single coil, with one coil on top for rim. The bottom "solid" half of the bowl has a dark brown zigzag on a light natural colored field.