Pima basket, 1920s
Pima basket with Fret designs, ca. 1920's. 13" in diameter, 3 1/2" deep. Grass foundation, with willow and devil's claw. Excellent condition, tight weave and no broken stitch. Has a loop on the back for hanging.
Older Pima baskets are made from three native materials: willow, devil's claw and the cattail or tule. The women were the main basket weavers.