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[Strawberry Basket]

Nick Clark, president of the National Center for Great Lakes Native American Culture, says, "The Strawberry Basket is made for and given to new-born babies and it is a treasure kept through their entire life and taken with them to the Spirit World.

Native American Baskets

Native American Baskets

Penobscot button basket, ca. 1934. Penobscot Indian Theresa Camilla Lyon Sockalexis made this button basket, part of a set of sewing baskets that includes a needle case, thimble holder, pin cushion and scissors case in addition to this basket. Item # 23628 on Maine Memory Network

Penobscot Indian Theresa Camilla Lyon Sockalexis made this button basket, part of a set of sewing baskets that includes a needle case, thimble holder, pin cushion and scissors case in addition to this basket. She was well known for her fine basketwork.

Antique Miniature Native American Penobscot by AmericanaAntiques

Antique Miniature Native American Penobscot by AmericanaAntiques

Cherokee Native American Indian Basket, North Carolina

Cherokee Native American Indian Basket, North Carolina

My Grandmother used to weave baskets like this when she was young. Dad took up the art of putting bottoms in chairs with the same weave pattern.

Sarah T, Chippewa Indian, Curtis, Michigan. Woven from black ash.

Lovely basket by Sarah T, Chippewa Indian, Curtis, Michigan. Woven from black ash.

Mary Adams |  Untitled, 1985.  Sweetgrass

This basket was made by Mohawk artist Mary Adams in It is called a “fancy” or ornamental basket because it was designed for sale, not for use

Mary Adams Strawberry Basket | Newsdesk

A traditional Akwesasne Mohawk black ash basket : Mary Adams. NOTE: Black ash trees are endangered by the invasive Emerald Ash Borer beetle. Collection of the National Museum of the American Indian Photo: Walter Larrimore.

Baskets from the Abbe Museum Collection.

native american basket ~ The Commons Getty Collection Galleries

Lidded Storage Basket    Date:      ca. 1840  Geography:      United States, Maine  Culture:      Passamaquoddy (?)  Medium:      Ash splint, wood, pigment  Dimensions:      H. 14 1/2 x W. 24 x D. 15 in. (36.8 x 61 x 38.1 cm)  Classification:      Basketry-Containers  Credit Line:      Ralph T. Coe Collection, Gift of Ralph T. Coe Foundation for the Arts, 2011  Accession Number:      2011.154.29a, b

The Metropolitan Museum of Art - Lidded Storage Basket

Penobscot urchin basket, ca. 1890. Based on the sea urchin, this form continues to be made by Penobscot and Passamaquoddy basketmakers. Item # 23500 on Maine Memory Network

Penobscot urchin basket, ca. Based on the sea urchin, this form continues to be made by Penobscot and Passamaquoddy basketmakers. Item # 23500 on Maine Memory Network

Joanne Russo

Joanne Russo

Sioux Game Wheel, 1870

Sioux Game Wheel, 1870 I wanted to use found/recycable object as my frame for the for the circle weave

by Nellie Jameson | Paiute polychrome basket

Paiute polychrome basket by Nellie Jameson

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