Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Tohono O'odham (Papago) peoples
  • plaque, late 1800s–1999
  • Where object was made: Southwestern United States
  • yucca, martynia, coiling
  • Object Height/Width: 19 x 18 cm
    Object Height/Width: 7 1/2 x 7 1/16 in
  • Gift of Dorwin Lamkin
  • Not on display
  • 2007.5055

The flat, round coiled plaque has a light natural field with dark brown arms that spiral from the center. There is a small loop at the edge for hanging.