Desert Horned Lizard Plaque - Tohono O'Odham
This handwoven basket is by Tohono O'Odham artist Fred Cruz from Sells, Arizona. Della & Fred Cruz are known for their unique, figurative and sculptural 3-Dimensional baskets.
- This wonderful Desert Horned Lizard's body measures approximately 6 inches in diameter and 10 inches from head to tail. It is mounted on a plaque measuring 10 inches in diameter plus 1.5 inches for the hanger.
- Plant materials are hand gathered from the Sonoran Desert.
- Green coils are native beargrass and the white, open stitches are of sun bleached yucca. The black material used for raised scales and protrusions is from Devil's Claw pod. A rare red material, yucca root, is used as a detail on the eyes. Keep away from sunlight to maintain color variations.
- A truly great piece!
Measurements are approximate.