Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Tohono O'odham (Papago) peoples
  • bowl, 1920–1930
  • Where object was made: Southwestern United States
  • plant fiber, martynia, coiling
  • Object Height/Diameter: 5 x 20.5 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 1 15/16 x 8 1/16 in
  • Gift of Dorwin Lamkin
  • Not on display
  • 2007.0997

This is a coiled bowl with a flat bottom and flared sides. It has a light natural color and a pattern of darker lines in a geometric pattern.