Wheat Stitch Basket - Tohono O'odham
This round handwoven basket with open "wheat" stitch is by Barbara Lewis and measures approximately 7.5 inches in diameter and 1.75 inches deep.
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 around the coils are sun-bleached Soaptree Yucca, the green closed stitches are unbleached Soaptree Yucca.
Keep away from sunlight to maintain color variations.