Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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basketry jar
  • Tohono O'odham (Papago) peoples
  • basketry jar, late 1800s–1958
  • Where object was made: Arizona, United States
  • willow, martynia, coiling
  • Object Height/Diameter: 21 x 24.5 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 8 1/4 x 9 5/8 in
  • The Father Felix Nolte Collection from the Benedictine College Museum
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2339

The olla-like coiled basket has a flat bottom. It is decorated with three bands of triangles and two bands of denticular lines.