Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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shallow bowl
  • Mexico
  • shallow bowl, 1940–1949
  • Where object was made: Mexico
  • plant fiber, coiling, dyeing
  • Object Height/Diameter: 5.5 x 27 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 2 1/8 x 10 5/8 in
  • Gift from the estate of Gene and Shirley Thomas
  • Not on display
  • 2010.0290

Coiled bowl with flat bottom and flared sides. Natural colored field. Butterfly on bottom in faded green and purple (or blue). Sides are decorated with vertical stripes of natural color alternating with blocks of horizontal stripes of purple, green and natural.