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Basket - Desert Tortoise Oval Plaque by Margaret Saraficio (Tohono O'Odham)

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Price: $158.00
Item Number: DEWB0110
Woven desert tortoise oval plaque.  Fully coiled, handwoven with beargrass, devil's claw and soaptree yucca cactus by Tohono O'Odham weaver Margaret Saraficio.  This beautiful piece makes a nice addition to any collection.

The Tohono O’Odham have used coiled baskets for countless generations for utilitarian, traditional and trade purposes.  Today they weave more basketry than another American Indian Tribe with both men and women participating. No dyes are used on the baskets which reflect the natural colors of the desert plants.

Length 9.5", Width 7.5"

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