Navajo Coiled Basket featuring Bats or Butterflies

Sally Black

Navajo Coiled Basket featuring Bats or Butterflies, Baskets by Sally Black
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  • Sally Black basket
Item Purchased
Savvy Price $785.00
Gallery Price $900.00
Title
Navajo Coiled Basket featuring Bats or Butterflies
Artist
Sally Black
Medium
Yucca and sumac (dyed and natural)
Size
13 1/3" diameter X 2 1/2" height
Coil count
3 coils per inch
Stitch count
8 per inch
Signed
No, but artist's business tag is attached
Date of creation
Circa 2006
Condition
Mint !
Provenance
B Nib
About The Navajo Coiled Basket featuring Bats or Butterflies

A concentric ring of stepped triangles references the traditional Navajo wedding basket.

About Sally Black
(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.
Other Works By Sally Black:
  • Coyote Placing the Stars, Baskets by Sally Black
  • Navajo Story of Fire Basket, Baskets by Sally Black
  • Navajo Basket Featuring Tulip Designs, Baskets by Sally Black
Cultures

American Indian, Navajo, Women Artists

Medium

Baskets

Subject

Animals, Insects

Keywords

Sally Black, Navajo basket, Sally Black basket