Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Hopi peoples
  • bowl, 1980
  • Where object was made: Arizona, United States
  • plant fiber, coiling, dyeing
  • Object Height/Diameter: 9 x 21 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 3 1/2 x 8 1/4 in
  • Gift of Dorwin Lamkin
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2195

The wide coiled bowl is decorated with four faces. Each face is a square black outline with hair-like projections at the top corners and yellow fill. Two have dark bars for eyes and a small dot for a mouth, and a thick solid outline. Two have rectangle outlines for the eyes and mouth, and a dashed line at the bottom and two thin bars on the left and right sides.