Tray

Native American (Papago or Pima)
1890


Object Place: Arizona (Southern), United States

Dimensions

8.89 cm (3 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1993.729

Medium or Technique

Bear grass and yucca fiber with dark brown decoration in devil's claw

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Collections

Americas

Classifications

Basketry

Wide mouth shallow coiled tray slopes down to large circular center from which rises a bold geometric stepped pattern. Braided rim, Decoration may represent the squash blossom.

Provenance

Margret Craver Withers collection (acquired in Mexico and Guatemala) by 1972; to MFA, November 1993, gift of Margret Craver Withers.

Credit Line

Gift of Margret Craver Withers