OLD HAND WOVEN BASKET OF NATIVE AMERICAN INDIAN DESIGN

VINTAGE HAND WOVEN BASKET

OF

NATIVE AMERICAN INDIAN DESIGN

STANDING ABOUT 5 1/4 INCHES TALL X ABOUT 16 INCHES ACROSS THE TOP RIM, THIS BEAUTIFUL BASKET IS IN PERFECT CONDITION WITH NO FRAYING, STAINING, OR WEAR.

IT SPORTS A BEAUTIFUL INDIAN STARBURST DESIGN PATTERN IN MUTED EARTH TONES THAT INCLUDE TANS, BROWNS, AND GREENS AND MAKES A STUNNING ADDITION TO ANY COLLECTION OF ART BASKET'S...

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ABOUT BASKET WEAVING

A basket being woven.

Basket weaving (or basket making , basketry , or basketmaking ) is the process of weaving unspun vegetable fibers into a basket . People with the profession of weaving baskets are basketmakers .

Erdly reports that the oldest known baskets are (according to radiocarbon dating ) between 10,000 and 12,000 years old, earlier than any established dates for archeological finds of pottery , and were discovered in Faiyum in upper Egypt . Other baskets have been discovered in the Middle East that are up to 7,000 years old. However, baskets seldom survive, as they are made from perishable materials. The most common evidence of a knowledge of basketry is an imprint of the weave on fragments of clay pots, formed by packing clay on the walls of the basket and firing.

Erdly classifies basketry into four types:
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