Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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basket with lid
  • Tohono O'odham (Papago) peoples
  • basket with lid, 1920
  • Where object was made: Southwestern United States
  • yucca, bear grass, martynia, coiling
  • Object Height/Diameter: 9 x 19.5 cm height with lid
    Object Height/Diameter: 3 1/2 x 7 5/8 in height with lid
  • Gift of Dorwin Lamkin
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2194.a,b

The round coiled basket (2007.2194.a) has straight sides. The lid (2007.2194.b) is slightly domed. It is decorated with spiralling checkered lines with four on the basket and three on the lid.