Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Tohono O'odham (Papago) peoples
  • plaque, early 1900s–1930
  • Where object was made: Southwestern United States
  • yucca, martynia, coiling
  • Object Height/Width: 21 x 20 cm
    Object Height/Width: 8 1/4 x 7 7/8 in
  • Gift of Dorwin Lamkin
  • Not on display
  • 2007.5056

The flat, round coiled plaque has a light natural field with two dark brown lines that form a circle around the perimeter with four square notches at regular intervals.