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: 7.5 x 13.5 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 2 15/16 x 5 5/16 in
  • Gift of Dorwin Lamkin
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2182

The small round coiled basket has straight sides and a yucca field with a key-like design in martynia.