Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • unknown Tohono O'odham (Papago) maker
  • basket, early-mid 1900s
  • Where object was made: Southwestern United States
  • yucca, bear grass, martynia, coiling
  • Object Height/Diameter: 12.5 x 29 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 4 7/8 x 11 3/8 in
  • Gift of Dorwin Lamkin
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2491

The round coiled bowl has flared sides and a flat bottom. There are two parallel rows of dark zig zag on the sides. The rim is decorated with an open zig zag, with dark points.