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Apache Basket Geometric Design Circa 1890-1910-Lema's Kokopelli Gallery

Apache Basket Geometric Design Circa 1890-1910

$9,600.00

Collectible Apache Basket with Geometric Diamond Shapes Design Circa 1890-1910 Size: 22" Additional high resolution images are available upon request.Questions? Call: 435-259-5055


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Fishler adds much symbolism relative to numbers of coils; he then tells how Navajo legend relates that this wedding basket design was given to this tribe by White Shell Woman, and Thunder taught them to weave the water jar and carrying basket. The braided rim is explained by the Navajo in terms of this legend: A Navajo woman was weaving under a juniper tree, trying to think of finishing the rim in some manner different from that of the regular stitch. A god tore a small sprig from the tree and tossed it into her basket. Immediately she thought of the braided rim. 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The center spot (often a tiny opening) in the basket \"represents the beginning of this earth as the Navajo merged from the cane\"; the white around this is the earth. Stepped black designs represent the mountains, boundaries of Navajo lands; water bags and rainbows are draped on the mountains, clouds also rise from thm. All the white in the basket represents dawn, all red the sun's rays, and all black the clouds, said the informant. Fishler adds much symbolism relative to numbers of coils; he then tells how Navajo legend relates that this wedding basket design was given to this tribe by White Shell Woman, and Thunder taught them to weave the water jar and carrying basket. The braided rim is explained by the Navajo in terms of this legend: A Navajo woman was weaving under a juniper tree, trying to think of finishing the rim in some manner different from that of the regular stitch. A god tore a small sprig from the tree and tossed it into her basket. 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Navajo 3 Stick Wedding Basket by Lillie Black-Lema's Kokopelli Gallery

Navajo 3 Stick Wedding Basket by Lillie Black

$250.00

Size: 10 1/4" x 2" The Navajo wedding basket also reflects many values of traditional life and so often contains all six sacred mountains, including Huerfano and Gobernador Knob, though the size of the basket may determine the numher of mountains in the design. The center spot in the basket represents the beginning of this world, where the Navaj...


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Navajo Pictorial Basket by Lillie Black-Lema's Kokopelli Gallery

Navajo Pictorial Basket by Lillie Black

$675.00

Size: 13 3/4" x 3 1/2" This Pictorial Basket is woven by Lillie Black, it has beautiful Horses, Butterfly's, Whirling Winds and Mountain Patterns.


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Navajo Wedding Basket by Lillie Black-Lema's Kokopelli Gallery

Navajo Wedding Basket by Lillie Black

$240.00

Size: 11 3/4" x 2 1/2" The Navajo wedding basket also reflects many values of traditional life and so often contains all six sacred mountains, including Huerfano and Gobernador Knob, though the size of the basket may determine the numher of mountains in the design. The center spot in the basket represents the beginning of this world, where the ...


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Navajo Wedding Basket by Mae Black-Lema's Kokopelli Gallery

Navajo Wedding Basket by Mae Black

$270.00

Size: 12 3/4" x 2 1/2" The Navajo wedding basket also reflects many values of traditional life and so often contains all six sacred mountains, including Huerfano and Gobernador Knob, though the size of the basket may determine the numher of mountains in the design. The center spot in the basket represents the beginning of this world, where the ...


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Fishler adds much symbolism relative to numbers of coils; he then tells how Navajo legend relates that this wedding basket design was given to this tribe by White Shell Woman, and Thunder taught them to weave the water jar and carrying basket. The braided rim is explained by the Navajo in terms of this legend: A Navajo woman was weaving under a juniper tree, trying to think of finishing the rim in some manner different from that of the regular stitch. A god tore a small sprig from the tree and tossed it into her basket. Immediately she thought of the braided rim. 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Navajo Ceremonial Basket by Mae Black-Lema's Kokopelli Gallery

Navajo Ceremonial Basket by Mae Black

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Size: 11 3/4" x 2 1/2" The Navajo wedding basket also reflects many values of traditional life and so often contains all six sacred mountains, including Huerfano and Gobernador Knob, though the size of the basket may determine the numher of mountains in the design. The center spot in the basket represents the beginning of this world, where the ...


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Pima Basket with Negative Star Design by Stephanie Hendricks-Lema's Kokopelli Gallery

Pima Basket with Negative Star Design by Stephanie Hendricks

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Pima Hand Woven Basket with Negative Star DesignSize: 1 1/16" Wide x  9/16" DeepArtist: Stephanie Hendricks


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Pima Basket with Star Design made by Stephanie Hendricks-Lema's Kokopelli Gallery

Pima Basket with Star Design made by Stephanie Hendricks

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Tohono O'Odham (Papago) Indian Friendship Basket by Angelina Lewis-Lema's Kokopelli Gallery

Tohono O'Odham (Papago) Indian Friendship Basket by Angelina Lewis

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Size: 11 1/4" Wide x 2" Tall Weaver: Angelina Lewis The Papago Indians, now called Tohono O'Odham (The People of the Desert), inhabit over 50 villages within their beautiful reservation in southern Arizona. They still gather the materials for their baskets as their ancestors did.This authentic piece of American Indian art consists of two parts...


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Tohono O'Odham (Papago) Indian Basket

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Size: 5 1/2" Wide x 1/2" Tall The Papago Indians, now called Tohono O'Odham (The People of the Desert), inhabit over 50 villages within their beautiful reservation in southern Arizona. They still gather the materials for their baskets as their ancestors did.This authentic piece of American Indian art consists of two parts: the warp (or inner coi...


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Tohono O'Odham (Papago) Indian Basket by Julia Lewis-Lema's Kokopelli Gallery

Tohono O'Odham (Papago) Indian Basket by Julia Lewis

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Authentic Tohono O'Odham (Papago) Basket with Saguaro Harvest design and Four Colors Size: 10" Wide x 5" Tall Weaver: Julia Lewis The Papago Indians, now called Tohono O' Odham (The People of the Desert), inhabit over 50 villages within their beautiful reservation in southern Arizona. They still gather the materials for their baskets as their a...


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Tohono O'Odham (Papago) Indian Basket with Friendship Dancers-Lema's Kokopelli Gallery

Tohono O'Odham (Papago) Indian Basket with Friendship Dancers

$435.00

Size: 10" Wide x 1 1/4" Tall The Papago Indians, now called Tohono O' Odham (The People of the Desert), inhabit over 50 villages within their beautiful reservation in southern Arizona. They still gather the materials for their baskets as their ancestors did. This authentic piece of American Indian art consists of two parts: the warp (or inner co...


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Tohono O'Odham (Papago) Indian Basket with Butterfly Designs-Lema's Kokopelli Gallery
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Tohono O'Odham (Papago) Indian Basket with Butterfly Designs-Lema's Kokopelli Gallery

Tohono O'Odham (Papago) Indian Basket with Butterfly Designs

$225.00

Size: 9 3/4" Wide x 1 1/2" Tall The Papago Indians, now called Tohono O'Odham (The People of the Desert), inhabit over 50 villages within their beautiful reservation in southern Arizona. They still gather the materials for their baskets as their ancestors did. This authentic piece of American Indian art consists of two parts: the warp (or inner...


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Tohono O'Odham (Papago) Indian Basket with Eagle Design-Lema's Kokopelli Gallery

Tohono O'Odham (Papago) Indian Basket with Eagle Design

$75.00

Size: 5 3/4" Wide x 2" Tall The Papago Indians, now called Tohono O'Odham (The People of the Desert), inhabit over 50 villages within their beautiful reservation in southern Arizona. They still gather the materials for their baskets as their ancestors did. This authentic piece of American Indian art consists of two parts: the warp (or inner coi...


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Tohono O'Odham (Papago) Five Petal Squash Blossom Indian Basket

$300.00

Size: 11 1/2" Wide x 3 1/4" Tall The Papago Indians, now called Tohono O'Odham (The People of the Desert), inhabit over 50 villages within their beautiful reservation in southern Arizona. They still gather the materials for their baskets as their ancestors did. This authentic piece of American Indian art consists of two parts: the warp (or inner...


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Tohono O'Odham (Papago) Indian Basket with Star Design-Lema's Kokopelli Gallery

Tohono O'Odham (Papago) Indian Basket with Star Design

$69.00

Size: 6 1/2" Wide x 1 1/4" Tall The Papago Indians, now called Tohono O'Odham (The People of the Desert), inhabit over 50 villages within their beautiful reservation in southern Arizona. They still gather the materials for their baskets as their ancestors did. This authentic piece of American Indian art consists of two parts: the warp (or inner ...


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Tohono O'Odham (Papago) Indian Basket-Lema's Kokopelli Gallery

Tohono O'Odham (Papago) Indian Basket

$85.00

Size: 7 1/4" Wide x 1 1/2" Tall The Papago Indians, now called Tohono O'Odham (The People of the Desert), inhabit over 50 villages within their beautiful reservation in southern Arizona. They still gather the materials for their baskets as their ancestors did. This authentic piece of American Indian art consists of two parts: the warp (or inner ...


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Pima Basket with Whirling Steps Design Circa 1890-1910

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Pima Basket with Whirling Steps Design 16" Circa 1900-1910


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(Sacred Land Sacred View, Robert McPherson 1992).\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eA word might be said regarding the symbolism attached to the design of Navajo wedding trays, for it is one of the few southwestern basketry decorations which probably has meaning. One very simple interpretation is that the inner black steps represent the underworld; the red band is the earth and life; and the outer black steps stand for the upper world. Fishler recites the following interpretation which he obtained from one of his Navajo informants. The center spot (often a tiny opening) in the basket \"represents the beginning of this earth as the Navajo merged from the cane\"; the white around this is the earth. Stepped black designs represent the mountains, boundaries of Navajo lands; water bags and rainbows are draped on the mountains, clouds also rise from thm. All the white in the basket represents dawn, all red the sun's rays, and all black the clouds, said the informant. Fishler adds much symbolism relative to numbers of coils; he then tells how Navajo legend relates that this wedding basket design was given to this tribe by White Shell Woman, and Thunder taught them to weave the water jar and carrying basket. The braided rim is explained by the Navajo in terms of this legend: A Navajo woman was weaving under a juniper tree, trying to think of finishing the rim in some manner different from that of the regular stitch. A god tore a small sprig from the tree and tossed it into her basket. Immediately she thought of the braided rim. 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The center spot in the basket represents the beginning of this world, where the Navajo people emerged from a reed. This is where the spirit of the basket lives. The white part around the center is the earth, the black symbolizing the sacred mountains upon which are found water bowls. Above them are clouds of different colors. The white and black ones represent the making of rain. A red section next to the mountains stands for the sun's rays that make things grow. (Sacred Land Sacred View, Robert McPherson 1992).\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eA word might be said regarding the symbolism attached to the design of Navajo wedding trays, for it is one of the few southwestern basketry decorations which probably has meaning. One very simple interpretation is that the inner black steps represent the underworld; the red band is the earth and life; and the outer black steps stand for the upper world. Fishler recites the following interpretation which he obtained from one of his Navajo informants. The center spot (often a tiny opening) in the basket \"represents the beginning of this earth as the Navajo merged from the cane\"; the white around this is the earth. Stepped black designs represent the mountains, boundaries of Navajo lands; water bags and rainbows are draped on the mountains, clouds also rise from thm. All the white in the basket represents dawn, all red the sun's rays, and all black the clouds, said the informant. Fishler adds much symbolism relative to numbers of coils; he then tells how Navajo legend relates that this wedding basket design was given to this tribe by White Shell Woman, and Thunder taught them to weave the water jar and carrying basket. The braided rim is explained by the Navajo in terms of this legend: A Navajo woman was weaving under a juniper tree, trying to think of finishing the rim in some manner different from that of the regular stitch. A god tore a small sprig from the tree and tossed it into her basket. Immediately she thought of the braided rim. (Indian Baskets of the Southwest Clara Lee Tanner 1983).\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003e"}
Navajo Ceremonial Basket by Tammie Nakai-Lema's Kokopelli Gallery

Navajo Ceremonial Basket by Tammie Nakai

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Size: 11 1/2" x 3 1/2" The Navajo wedding basket also reflects many values of traditional life and so often contains all six sacred mountains, including Huerfano and Gobernador Knob, though the size of the basket may determine the numher of mountains in the design. The center spot in the basket represents the beginning of this world, where the ...


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Collectible Apache Polychrome Basket with Steps, Dogs and Crosses Circa 1900-1910 Size: 16.5"x3.5"


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