Maxine Stick, Buckbrush Cherokee double wall Basket AC6

$190.00

Maxine Stick, Buckbrush Double Walled Cherokee Basket

Maxine Stick's name is synonymous with masterful western Cherokee basket making. She was known for her uniform designs and tight construction.

There are four main natural materials that Cherokee baskets are made from. These are river cane, oak, buck brush (Western Cherokees) and honeysuckle vine.

Buck brush baskets are made from runners sent out from the buck brush plant. This plant grows in open areas like small fields and at the edges of timberland. The runners are gathered in the late fall or early spring. They are boiled, peeled of their bark and dyed. These are then kept pliable in water while being woven into double-walled baskets. When the runners dry, they harden and remain locked together in the over and under pattern of their construction.

This beautiful basket came from a distinctive collection of baskets owned by a couple who had homes in Santa Fe and Georgia. It was purchased at the Department of Interior Shop and comes with a Certificate of Authenticity from 1997.

Details:

Artist: Maxine Stick, Cherokee

Size: 9 ¾” Diameter + 6" high

Materials: Buckbrush vine

Condition: Preowned - great condition

 

AC6

Maxine Stick, Buckbrush Double Walled Cherokee Basket

Maxine Stick's name is synonymous with masterful western Cherokee basket making. She was known for her uniform designs and tight construction.

There are four main natural materials that Cherokee baskets are made from. These are river cane, oak, buck brush (Western Cherokees) and honeysuckle vine.

Buck brush baskets are made from runners sent out from the buck brush plant. This plant grows in open areas like small fields and at the edges of timberland. The runners are gathered in the late fall or early spring. They are boiled, peeled of their bark and dyed. These are then kept pliable in water while being woven into double-walled baskets. When the runners dry, they harden and remain locked together in the over and under pattern of their construction.

This beautiful basket came from a distinctive collection of baskets owned by a couple who had homes in Santa Fe and Georgia. It was purchased at the Department of Interior Shop and comes with a Certificate of Authenticity from 1997.

Details:

Artist: Maxine Stick, Cherokee

Size: 9 ¾” Diameter + 6" high

Materials: Buckbrush vine

Condition: Preowned - great condition

 

AC6

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