Fine Wheat Stitch Basket - Tohono O'Odham
This handwoven basket with fine open "wheat" stitch is by Myra Marks and measures approximately 6.5 inches in diameter.
Plant materials are hand gathered from the Sonoran Desert for basket weaving. The interior green coils (warp) are native Beargrass and the white, open "wheat" stitches (weft) around the coils are sun-bleached Soaptree Yucca. The black material used on the basket trim is Devil's Claw pod.
Keep away from sunlight to maintain color variations.