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: 25.5 x 25 cm
    Object Height/Width: 10 1/16 x 9 13/16 in
  • Gift of Dorwin Lamkin
  • Not on display
  • 2007.5064

The flat, round plaque is coiled. It has a light natural field with a dark brown outline of a five petal flower. It has dark brown open crosses in the space between the petals. There is dark brown whipstitch on the rim.