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Navajo Eagle Basket

Sally Black

About The Navajo Eagle Basket

Another handsome perfectly crafted coiled basket by the incomparable Sally Black

Savvy Price $950.00

Gallery Price $1,250.00

Item Location: Phoenix, AZ
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Description

Another handsome perfectly crafted coiled basket by the incomparable Sally Black

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 15 1/2" diameter
Coil count 3 plus coils per inch
Stitch count 9 per inch
Signed Attached tag identifies basket maker plus photographs of Sally holding the eagle basket
Date of creation Circa 2008
Condition Mint
Provenance B Nib
Other Works by Sally Black
Coyote Placing the Stars, Baskets by Sally Black Coiled Polychrome Basket with Turtle Motif, Baskets by Sally Black Navajo Story of Fire Basket, Baskets by Sally Black Navajo Basket Featuring Tulip Designs, Baskets by Sally Black
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