Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

Welcome to the Spencer Collection

  • Tohono O'odham (Papago) peoples
  • bowl, late 1800s–1935
  • Where object was made: Arizona, United States
  • yucca, bear grass, martynia, coiling
  • Object Height/Diameter: 16.5 x 4.5 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 6 1/2 x 1 3/4 in
  • The Father Felix Nolte Collection from the Benedictine College Museum
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2353

The small coiled cross start bowl has three repeats of the same decoration in dark fibers consisting of a "U" with a row of three dots inside, and a hook on each tall side.