Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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basket with lid
  • unknown Tohono O'odham (Papago) maker
  • basket with lid, late 1800s–1999
  • Where object was made: Southwestern United States
  • yucca, bear grass, martynia, coiling
  • Object Height/Diameter: 10.5 x 15 cm height with lid
    Object Height/Diameter: 4 1/8 x 5 7/8 in height with lid
  • Gift of Dorwin Lamkin
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2193.a,b

The round coiled basket (2007.2193.a) has straight sides and is decorated with two parallel lines in a denticular design. The lid with a rim (2007.2193.b) has four open crosses on the top.