Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Tohono O'odham (Papago) peoples
  • basket, 1920
  • Where object was made: Arizona, United States
  • yucca, bear grass, martynia, coiling
  • Object Height/Diameter: 12.5 x 15 cm
    Object Height/Width: 4 7/8 x 5 7/8 in
  • Gift of Dorwin Lamkin
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2177

The round coiled basket is an olla-like shape, but there is no neck. it has a light field. There are two dark jagged lines on the body and five repeats of paired dark rectangles on the shoulder.