Coiled pictorial basket titled "Home of the Bear and the Snake" by Alicia Nelson (Navajo) ~ Alicia Nelson learned basket making from her mother-in-law Mary Holiday Black, who is credited with reviving the art of Navajo basket weaving. Alicia is one of a small group of Navajo basket makers who specialize in pictorial basket designs. 15-1/2" diameter
Africa | Basket by Zulu master weaver Beauty Ngxongo. ca. 1991, South Africa. | Beauty is well known for her 'isichumo' baskets, a water tight vessel. | Beauty uses native grasses and palm leaves to make her baskets, and her dyes are derived fro fruits, leaves, bark and roots.