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Pictorial Navajo Basket Featuring an American Flag

Sally Black

About The Pictorial Navajo Basket Featuring an American Flag

This ambitious coiled basket by Sally Black is made of yucca and sumac.  It includes a variety of people and animals depicted in red, blue, brown and yellow dyed fiber.

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Gallery Price $2,500.00

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This ambitious coiled basket by Sally Black is made of yucca and sumac.  It includes a variety of people and animals depicted in red, blue, brown and yellow dyed fiber.

About the Artist (Born 1959, Navajo)  Sally Black is a legendary award-winning basketmaker. Often she chooses to incorporate pictorial designs depicting human figures, deer, dogs, eagles, horses and turtles.

Black was taught to fashion baskets by her mother, Mary Holiday Black.  Subsequently Sally Black has shared her techniques with a range of Navajo students.

This artists has been described over the equivalent of an entire page of Gregory Schaaf's publication American Indian Baskets I  1,500 Artist Biographies.  Fourteen of this creator's baskets are illustrated in color in this unique publication.
Culture American Indian, Navajo, Women Artists
Style Contemporary
Medium Yucca and sumac
Size 20" maximum diameter
Coil count 4 coils per inch
Stitch count 10 per inch
Signed tag identifies weaver and year produced
Date of creation 2008
Condition Perfect !
Provenance B Nib
Other Works by Sally Black
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