Old Papago Basket Bowl
Old Papago Basket bowl decorated with black stripes from the Devils Claw plant, native to the Southwest.
Made from split yucca over a grass core, materials culled from the local plants of Southern Arizona by the Papago. The women of this tribe were tasked with almost all manual labor and they were known from their beautifully made water tight baskets.
Especially nice, it shows the great quality only the older baskets have. This one is strong and handsome, perfect for an entryway perhaps as a vessel for your keys. It is tough enough to take abuse and full of history...