Porcupine Bowl

By penobiesbaskets, Barbara D Francis



1 in stock

This basket earned me Best of Show in Kansas and my Curly Bowl was runner up. I was so shocked when I received the call, I told them to stop calling my phone with crank calls. The lady called again and spoke with my husband and confirmed that I had won, and she came to see me in Santa Fe as she wanted to meet the woman who told her off. Brown Ash twisted into porcupine spikes.

Other, Wood (Brown Ash and Sweet Grass woven according to Penobscot tradition)

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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