Lot 584

Papago Tohono O'odham Bear Grass Corn Basket

Estimate: $300 - $600

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Featured in this lot is this yucca and bear grass corn basket from the PapagoTohono O'odham Indian tribe, circa early-to-mid 1900's. The Papago Tohono O'odham (People of the Desert) are located in Arizona and are known for their weaving skills. This basket displays traditional hand woven coil design and is primarily constructed out of Yucca. The piece shows four geometric patterns woven out of bear grass. The basket shows a wonderful, tight weave. The condition of these baskets is good, with no obvious signs of damage. The measurements of these baskets are 1" x 8" x 7 3/4" and 1 1/4" x 4" x 4 1/8".
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