Hopi, Oraibi, Basket, 1880's
Hopi wedding basket, 1880's or earlier. Made with traditional grasses with a grass foundation.
Still has original shop tag (see photo). The tag says, "This Oraibi Basket is 90 years old, Note color." Can't make out the name or names at bottom. (The Hopi village of Oraibi has been continuously inhabited since its founding, which is estimated to have been around 1100.)
Measures 15" in diameter, 1 1/2" deep.