Native American Basket-Papago/Tohono O’odham Traditional Handmade Coil Turtle Basket Tray-Barbara Francisco
Native American Basket-Papago / Tohono O’odham basket tray made from Beargrass, Devil's Claw and Soaptree Yucca. Three color traditional style split stitch coil basket. Basket tray has a Turtle design symbolizing good health and long life.
The Tohono O'odham are natives of the Sonoran desert in southern Arizona and northern Mexico and are known for their excellent basket making skills. The Tohono O'odham are also known as the Papago.
Size: 10" long, 8" tall, 1" high
Artist: Barbara Francisco
The craft of basketry is perhaps, more than any other, in danger of being lost among the Native Americans of the Southwest. Basketry is a demanding craft, requiring many days of work in gathering, preparing, and weaving, taking time that many feel they no longer have to spare.
Collector card included.
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