Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Tohono O'odham (Papago) peoples
  • basket, mid 1900s
  • Where object was made: Southwestern United States
  • yucca, bear grass, martynia, coiling
  • Object Height/Diameter: 6.5 x 19.5 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 2 1/2 x 7 5/8 in
  • Gift of Dorwin Lamkin
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2190

The shallow, round coiled basket has straight sides, a flat bottom, a dark key-like pattern and dark whipstitching on the rim.