Tortuga Lidded Basket - Tohono O'odham
This handwoven lidded Tortoise Basket is by Tohono O'odham artist Fred Cruz from Sells, Arizona. Della and Fred are known for their signature 3-Dimensional sculptural baskets. These baskets measure approximately 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.