Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • unknown Tohono O'odham (Papago) maker
  • plaque, early 1900s–1930
  • Where object was made: Southwestern United States
  • yucca, martynia, coiling
  • Object Height/Width: 23 x 21.5 cm
    Object Height/Width: 9 1/16 x 8 7/16 in
  • Gift of Dorwin Lamkin
  • Not on display
  • 2007.5062

The flat, round plaque is coiled. It has a light natural field with two dark brown lines that form a band around the perimeter with three large square notches, at regular intervals. There is a small loop at the edge for hanging.