Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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basket with handle
  • unknown Tohono O'odham (Papago) maker
  • basket with handle, late 1800s–1930
  • Where object was made: Southwestern United States
  • yucca, bear grass, martynia, coiling
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 12.5 x 13.5 x 15.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 4 15/16 x 5 5/16 x 6 1/8 in
  • Gift of Eva F. Bennett
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2136

The oval coiled basket has a handle stretching from the long sides that is the coil start. There are dark rectangles in four clusters that form vertical zigzags.