Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • unknown Western Apache maker
  • bowl, late 1800s–1954
  • Where object was made: Arizona, United States
  • willow, martynia, coiling
  • Object Height/Diameter: 10 x 39 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 3 7/8 x 15 3/8 in
  • The Father Felix Nolte Collection from the Benedictine College Museum
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2503

The 3-rod coiled bowl is decorated with three bands of figures and crosses. The top band has a human figure and four-legged animal. The middle band has very long four-legged animals and the bottom band has smaller four-legged animals.