Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • unknown Tohono O'odham (Papago) maker
  • bowl, late 1800s–1935
  • Where object was made: Arizona, United States
  • yucca, bear grass, martynia, coiling
  • Object Height/Diameter: 9 x 24 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 3 1/2 x 9 7/16 in
  • The Father Felix Nolte Collection from the Benedictine College Museum
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2116

The coiled bowl has a flat bottom and flared sides. It has a pale field of yucca grass, and dark martynia squared block decorations, on their sides that repeats five times.