Button Box

By penobiesbaskets, Barbara D Francis



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Basket that is great for the small things, i.e. buttons, safety pins, bread ties, etc. Oh yes, and my hair bands LOL. This type of basket was the first type I learned from three elder women were my teachers. They kept me busy as I was a chatter box.

Other, Wood (Brown Ash and sweet grass)

About the artist

I am a 64 year young Master Basket Maker from the Penobscot Nation located in Maine. The skills learned came from my elders and my grandmother(s). I have been competitive in Juried Art Shows, Santa Fe Indian Market, Haskell Juried Art Show in Lawrence, Kansas. I am a visiting scholar thru the Smithsonian. My work led to a film "Penobscot Basket Maker" which was nominated for an Emmy in Documentaries/Educational category. ...Read MoreRead Less
Media: Other, Wood
Category: Other, Home/Decor

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