Apache burden basket, ca. 1880-1890s
Apache burden basket, ca. 1880s-1890s, very nice large size. Traditional band design going around the basket. Rod foundation with willow, devil's claw, also has red trade cloth, tin cones, and leather straps and fringe. The diamond cutouts on the leather strips has the red trade cloth under. Having a nice geometric design. A horse bridle was used for the main strap.
Side Condition is very good for its age.
Measures about 17 1/2" wide, 13" tall.