Huge Tohono O'dham Indian willow basket is 21" diameter by 10" deep.
Earth Alone (Earthrise Book 1
Figural Native American Basket Olla - Apache - Pima - Papago
An Apache polychrome olla | Alternating positive and negative vertical panels decorated with women, deer, cacti blossoming with tuna fruits, crosses, whirling logs, and other geometric accents.
Yokut Coiled Bowl with rattlesnakes and dogs | ca. 1900
Kintsukuroi or kintsugi is the art of healing broken pottery with lacquer and silver or gold. The philosophy behind this reparation is that something should not be discarded just because it is broken. It is in fact more beautiful for having been broken.
Featured is a basket from the 1930's, woven by the desert people known as the Tohono O'odam or Papago. They live in the SW of Arizona and N Mexico. The basket featured is woven of willow and Devil's Claw.
A Washoe polychrome basketA Washoe polychrome basket attributed to Lena Frank Dick, the very finely woven basket of degikup form decorated with staggered rows of repeated flame motifs, each series of elongated triangles flanked by double arm appendages and topped with box caps, worked in contrasting tones of red and black. height 6in, diameter 8in