Object photography

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Object description

  • Akimel O'odham (Pima) artist
  • Basket, before 1884
  • Reed
  • Sonora, Mexico
  • H: 4 1/2 in, dia.: 17 in (H: 11.4 cm, dia.: 43.2 cm)
  • Gift of the Smithsonian Institution, 1884
  • E1066

TECHNIQUE

Coiling

DESCRIPTION

This is a round bowl shaped basket constructed with a coiled weave technique. The object is decorated with three stretches of intermittent dark brown reed on the outside.