Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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round basket with handle
  • Tohono O'odham (Papago) peoples
  • round basket with handle, 1940
  • Where object was made: Arizona, United States
    , USA
  • yucca, bear grass, martynia, plant fiber, coiling
  • Object Height/Diameter: 17.5 x 22 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 6 7/8 x 8 5/8 in
  • Gift of Dorwin Lamkin
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2585
Description

The round basket has a handle, flared sides, and a flat bottom. There are three repeats of a checkerboard-like pattern with bars of two different browns and light natural. There is dark whipstitch on the rim and the edge of the handle.