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Tortuga Lidded Basket - Tohono O'odham

  • CRUZ009
  • This handwoven lidded Tortoise Basket is by Tohono O'odham artist Fred Cruz from Sells, Arizona. Della and Fred are known for their signature sculptural baskets. These baskets measure approximately 4.5 inches in diameter and 4 inches high. Neck measures about 2 inches long and legs are approx. 1.75 inches high.

    Plant materials are hand gathered from the Sonoran Desert. Coils are native Beargrass and the split stitches are of sun-bleached and unbleached Soaptree Yucca.

    Measurements are approximate and some details may vary, as each is handmade

    Keep away from sunlight to maintain color variations.

  • $70.00

Customer Reviews

Based on 3 reviews
Bill Stobby
Tortuga Lidded Basket

My wife loved the turtle basket

Ann Hohmann
A very special gift for a very special granddaughter

The ingenuity and skill that went into making this basket is extraordinary. My granddaughter will grow up with this reminder of Tucson and the Tohono O'Odham artist who made it.

A Tortugan Tour de Force

With rich color and a lusciously sweet scent of beargrass, this turtle has so much character. A remarkable job of weaving his head and feet. Light in weight yet capable of containing a good deal while entertaining you with every glance.