Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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basket with handle
  • unknown Tohono O'odham (Papago) maker
  • basket with handle, late 1800s–1999
  • Where object was made: Southwestern United States
  • yucca, bear grass, martynia, coiling
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 21 x 21 x 29 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 8 1/4 x 8 1/4 x 11 3/8 in
  • Gift of Dorwin Lamkin
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2434

The oval coiled basket has a handle stretched from one long side to the other. Stepped dark lines appear as chevrons on their sides.