Horned Lizard - 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 plaque measures approximately 9 inches long by 8 inches wide.
- Plant materials are hand gathered from the Sonoran Desert.
- Green coils are native Beargrass and the white, open stitches are of sun-bleached Sopatree yucca. The black material used for raised scales and protrusions is from Devil's Claw pod. A rare red material, Banana Yucca root, is used as a detail on the eyes.
- Keep away from sunlight to maintain color variations.
- A truly great piece!