Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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basket with handle
  • Tohono O'odham (Papago) peoples
  • basket with handle, late 1800s–1930
  • Where object was made: Southwestern United States
  • yucca, bear grass, martynia, coiling
  • Object Height/Diameter: 13 x 14 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 5 1/8 x 5 1/2 in
  • Gift of Dorwin Lamkin
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2188

The small coiled basket has a flat bottom, flared sides, and a handle spanning the top. There is a band of dark diamond outlines around the basket.