Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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miniature basket with lid
  • unknown Tohono O'odham (Papago) maker
  • miniature basket with lid, circa 1999
  • Where object was made: Arizona, United States
  • horse hair, coiling
  • Object Height/Diameter: 4.5 x 3.5 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 1 3/4 x 1 3/8 in
  • Gift from the estate of Gene and Shirley Thomas
  • Not on display
  • 2010.0278.a,b

Very small round basket (2010.0278.a) with straight sides. Flat lid (2010.0278.b) has a rim to sit into basket and a small loop handle. Both pieces are black with colorless wrapping fibers.