Gambel's Quail with Saguaro - Tohono O'odham
This handwoven sculpture is by Tohono O'odham artist Fred Cruz from Sells, Arizona. Fred & Della Cruz are known for their unique, figurative 3-Dimensional baskets.
- This whimsical desert scene depicts a Gambel's Quail with Saguaro Cactus
- It measures approximately 7 inches tall (top of cactus) on 5 inch diameter base.
- Plant materials are hand gathered from the Sonoran Desert
- Green inner coils are native Beargrass and the white, split stitches are of sun bleached Soaptree Yucca, green stitches are from unbleached Soaptree Yucca. The black material used for detail on the quail's face and top of cactus is from Devil's Claw pod.
- Keep away from sunlight to maintain color variations.