Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • unknown Western Apache maker
  • bowl, late 1800s–1930
  • Where object was made: Southwestern United States
  • willow, martynia, coiling
  • Object Height/Diameter: 8.5 x 32 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 3 3/8 x 12 5/8 in
  • Gift of Eva F. Bennett
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2406

The 3-rod coiled bowl has a flat bottom and flared sides. It has a band of checkerboard at the rim and at the bottom of the sides with two parallel bands of zigzag between. There is a nine petal flower with a dark center in the bottom.