Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Tohono O'odham (Papago) peoples
  • bowl, early-mid 1900s ?
  • Where object was made: Arizona, United States
  • yucca, bear grass, martynia, coiling
  • Object Height/Diameter: 14 x 35 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 5 1/2 x 13 3/4 in
  • The Father Felix Nolte Collection from the Benedictine College Museum
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2343

The round coiled bowl has a flat bottom and flared sides and a cross start. It is decorated with seven repeats of a human figure wearing a hat. It has pairs of feet at the rim between the figures.