Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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basket
  • Tohono O'odham (Papago) peoples
  • basket, mid 1900s
  • Where object was made: Arizona, United States
  • yucca, bear grass, martynia, coiling
  • Object Height/Diameter: 5 x 13 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 1 15/16 x 5 1/8 in
  • Gift of Dorwin Lamkin
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2191
Description

The small round coiled basket has straight sides, a flat bottom, four dark oblique or spiralling lines, and dark whipstitch on the rim.