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Bessie Mike Yavapai Indian Eagle Basket

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Directory: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Americas: American Indian: Baskets: Pre 1980: Item # 1217820

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7077 E. Main St. #7
Scottsdale, AZ 85251

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Bessie Mike Yavapai Indian Eagle Basket
Willow and devils claw coiled basketry tray woven by Yavapai Indian artist Bessie Mike.

From Fort McDowell, Arizona, Bessie was known as one of the last of the Yavapai basket weavers.

10" diameter, flat tray is tightly coiled willow splits over a three rod willow foundation, designs are woven with splits of martynia.

This tray was purchased from Bessie by Scottsdale collector Bert Carlson, in the 196-1980 era.

Fine original condition, starting a soft patina.

Buyer pays $20.00 for shipping and insurance.

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