Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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basket with handle
  • Tohono O'odham (Papago) peoples
  • basket with handle, late 1800s–1930
  • Where object was made: Southwestern United States
  • yucca, bear grass, martynia, coiling
  • Object Height/Diameter: 14 x 17 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 5 1/2 x 6 11/16 in
  • Gift of Eva F. Bennett
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2128

The round coiled basket has a handle and a flat bottom and flared sides. There are three dark bands around the body.