c. 1900 - 1920
bag constructed of cotton, hemp and dyed corn husk with a false embroidery design. Stacked and dyed "rattlesnake heads" on one side with dyed triangular forms on the reverse.
Size: 18" x 15"
c. 1890 - 1920
A Large Plateau Corn Husk bag in excellent condition. Woven of cotton, hemp and corn husk in a false embroidery technique. A "squirrels foot" design on one side and a diamond pattern design on the reverse in colors of green, red and purple.
Size: 20 1/2" x 15 1/2"
Historic Yavapai Tray by Josephine Harrison. A sterling example of one of Ms. Harrison's basket trays, this one features geometric designs around the rim, and beautifully depicted insects covering the interior. The condition is mint.
16 3/4" diameter
Very few of these baskets are on the market, and this is one of the best. The Koasati originally belonged to the Creek Confederacy before breaking away in approximately 1800 and moving to Alabama and finally settling in Louisiana. They make twilled cane baskets through a technique they developed of coiling the needles of native pines into beautiful baskets.
6" high, 10" wide