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Four Nesting Miniature Coiled Baskets

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About The Four Nesting Miniature Coiled Baskets

This work requires extreme patience, manuevering natural fibers with such consistency.

Savvy Price $350.00

Gallery Price $450.00

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This work requires extreme patience, manuevering natural fibers with such consistency.

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 of grasses form foundation. Willow and devil's claw (martynia)
Size Largest basket is 1 1/8" X 1 15/16" diameter. Next is 1" X 1 5/8" diameter. Third is 7/8" X 1 1/4" diameter. Fourth is 9/16" X 1" diameter.
Coil count Two largest baskets are 8 coils per inch
Stitch count Two largest baskets are 20 stitches per linear inch
Date of creation Circa 1920
Condition Perfect (all four)
Provenance JF
Other Works by Pima
Coiled Gap Stitch Olla, Baskets by Pima