Object photography

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Object description

  • Hopi artist
  • Tray, before 1929
  • Plant fiber, dye
  • Southwestern United States
  • H: 1 in, dia.: 9 1/4 in (H: 2.5 cm, dia.: 23.5 cm)
  • Gift of Mrs. Charles F. Newell, 1929
  • E20789


This is a round, shallow, basketry meal tray with a stiff rim. The center of the tray is raised slightly. The colors of the tray are a soft brown and grays. There is a piece of plant fiber string on the rim, most likely used to hang the object.