Vintage Tohono O'odham Papago Polychrome Pail Handle Basket - Crosses and Cornstalk Design

$310.00
Tohono O'Odham formerly known as Papago basket from the early part of the century - probably 1930's. The character of this weaving is absolutely fabulous. The design is crosses and cornstalks. This basket was purchased from a gallery in Santa Fe in the early 1990's and has been in a private collection since that time.

Details:
Artist: Papago unknown
Size: 7 1/2" tall + overall size is 12 1/2" with handle x 10 1/2" diameter
Condition: Pre-owned - Great condition - No missing stitches and very firm body. It has a lovely patina throughout but very little fading, considering age. The pail has a secure handle with no damage.


Tohono O’odham – Papago Baskety

The Tohono O'odham, formerly known as the Papago Indians, create beautiful baskets using materials from their harsh but beautiful environment. I have enjoyed visiting their homeland many times, and appreciate the beauty of the basketry.

Materials used are yucca, bear grass and black Devil’s Claw. Indian Baskets were primarily utilitarian and used to carry water, firewood, prepare food and store items. The two primary styles of basketry are the split stitch and coil methods.
$310.00
Tohono O'Odham formerly known as Papago basket from the early part of the century - probably 1930's. The character of this weaving is absolutely fabulous. The design is crosses and cornstalks. This basket was purchased from a gallery in Santa Fe in the early 1990's and has been in a private collection since that time.

Details:
Artist: Papago unknown
Size: 7 1/2" tall + overall size is 12 1/2" with handle x 10 1/2" diameter
Condition: Pre-owned - Great condition - No missing stitches and very firm body. It has a lovely patina throughout but very little fading, considering age. The pail has a secure handle with no damage.


Tohono O’odham – Papago Baskety

The Tohono O'odham, formerly known as the Papago Indians, create beautiful baskets using materials from their harsh but beautiful environment. I have enjoyed visiting their homeland many times, and appreciate the beauty of the basketry.

Materials used are yucca, bear grass and black Devil’s Claw. Indian Baskets were primarily utilitarian and used to carry water, firewood, prepare food and store items. The two primary styles of basketry are the split stitch and coil methods.

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