Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

Welcome to the Spencer Collection

  • Tohono O'odham (Papago) peoples
  • bowl, late 1800s–1992
  • Where object was made: Arizona, United States
  • yucca, bear grass,martynia,coiling
  • Object Height/Diameter: 9 x 17 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 3 1/2 x 6 11/16 in
  • The Father Felix Nolte Collection from the Benedictine College Museum
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2133

The round coiled bowl has a flat bottom and slightly flaring sides. There are two repeats of a geometric decoration in two shades of dark brown consisting of two upside down "L" shapes joined by a block "U" with a vertical line through it. There is a vertical line in the space between repeats.