Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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shallow basket
  • unknown Tohono O'odham (Papago) maker
  • shallow basket, late 1800s–1935
  • Where object was made: Arizona, United States
  • yucca, bear grass, martynia, coiling
  • Object Height/Diameter: 8.5 x 39.5 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 3 3/8 x 15 1/2 in
  • The Father Felix Nolte Collection from the Benedictine College Museum
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2499

The round shallow basket has a rounded bottom, a dark rim, and a light field with four dark stepped lines in a spiral pattern.