Tall Porcupine Weave Barrel

By penobiesbaskets, Barbara D Francis

$550.00

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Traditional baskets from my Penobscot tribe; as this is an important part of my culture, it is an important part of myself. The wood used is Brown Ash and the green sweet grass is used for binding and fine weaving. It also is braided and used for weaving. You will see little "Bobbers" which are braided sweet grass used instead of a handle. 9" x 19"

Other, Wood (Brown Ash and the green sweet grass)

9 x 19 inches

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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