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Coiled Gap Stitch Olla

Pima

About The Coiled Gap Stitch Olla

This is a early example of Pima basketry showing its age! Worn and missing some stitches, it will lend its integrity to any room honoring turn of the century Americana.

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Marked Down $185.00

Gallery Price $485.00

Item Location: Phoenix, AZ
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This is a early example of Pima basketry showing its age! Worn and missing some stitches, it will lend its integrity to any room honoring turn of the century Americana.

Marked Down from $325 to $185

About the Artist The Pima Indians of the desert Southwest are known for basketry that is made primarily of willow and martynia (devil's claw) in a very labor intensive process. For more information. refer to Indian Baskets of the Southwest by Helen Tanner as well as my personal favorite The Basket Weavers of Arizona by Bert Robinson.
Medium Bundle foundation over which willow is stitched.
Size 8 1/2" height X 8 5/8" maximum diameter at shoulder
Coil count 3 per linear inch
Stitch count 5 per linear inch
Date of creation Circa 1900
Condition Fair. Rim interruption is 1 3/4" plus many missing stitches. There are missing stitches especially at shoulder and under base.
Description Basket itself is entirely firm.
Provenance Consigned by a Scottsdale collector AH-5
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