Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Tohono O'odham (Papago) peoples
  • basket, mid 1900s
  • Where object was made: Southwestern United States
  • yucca, bear grass, martynia, coiling
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 5.5 x 20 x 23 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 2 1/8 x 7 7/8 x 9 1/16 in
  • Gift of Dorwin Lamkin
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2246

The round, coiled basket has a flat bottom and two small handles made by separating coils. It has one band of continuous "T" shapes and dark whipstitch on the rim and handles.