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, martynia, coiling
  • Object Height/Diameter: 9 x 14 cm height with lid
    Object Height/Diameter: 3 1/2 x 5 1/2 in height with lid
  • Gift of Dorwin Lamkin
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2181.a,b

The round coiled basket (2007.2181.a) has straight sides and a round coiled lid (2007.2181.b) with an edge. The base is decorated with a band of large, dark diamond outlines and the lid is decorated with the dark outline of a four-pointed star.