Apache Basket “Spider Woman” design, early 20th Century
TLINGIT TRIBE / NORTHWEST COAST
Chevron/diamond storage basket, late 19th Century, early 20th Century
Handwoven split conifer root (buff), bear grass (white), woodwardia fern stem dyed with alder bark (rust), maidenhair fern stem (black), willow shoots
For more information see: The Fine Art of California Indian Basketry, Brian Bibby (Sacramento/Berkeley: Crocker Art Museum, Heyday Books, 1996), p. 90.
H: 8 1/2” x D: 11”