Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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oval bowl
  • Tohono O'odham (Papago) peoples
  • oval bowl, late 1800s–1973
  • Where object was made: Southwestern United States
  • yucca, martynia, bear grass, coiling
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 8 x 19 x 24.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 3 1/8 x 7 1/2 x 9 5/8 in
  • Gift of Ann P. Schlager
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2117

The coiled bowl has a light field of yucca, and four clusters of six dark bars. It has dark whipstitching on the top edge and an overall oval shape.