Vintage Native American (Tohono O'odham/Papago) Polychrome Whirlwind Basket

Vintage Native American (Tohono O'odham/Papago) Polychrome Whirlwind Basket


Maker: An unknown Tohono O'odham (Papago) weaver.

Approx. Age: Vintage, circa 1960s - 70s.

Size: Large. Measures 19 1/2" across x 17". 

Condition: Vintage, good for it's age, normal wear and fading expected. 

Additional info: This is a polychrome (multi-color), Whirlwind design basket! 

Made from yucca, devil's claw and a bear grass bundle foundation. 

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