Navajo (Medicine/Wedding) Ceremonial Basket from the four corner region of Arizona.
Hand woven Basket by local tribal artist at the beginning of 2000, in the northeastern corner region of Arizona and north of the Carrizo Mountains.
Expect some aging in color from current photo due to nearly 15 plus years since taken. Limited information on purchase may be supplied at time of sale and upon request, artist unknown. Updating info including photos
Center: 'Earth,' 'Mother Earth,' 'The Center of the World, ‘or 'The Place of Emergence'
Symbolizes the Beginning of Life
Terraced Motif: Clouds or Mountains
Sacred Mountain Peaks or Direction *6*
Number of Yeis or Holy People *12*
---12 Songs / 12 Months---
Red Bands: Represents Mother Earth, Sun Rays or Rainbows.
Fiber used by the Navajo artist for the baskets is Sumac and ages with time, becoming richer & darker if left to breathe.
Please note: In properly displaying the basket place the opening that descends towards the center to the top.
Product Quantity: Only 1 item in stock.
Condition: New retail old stock; intended for resale and kept in a protected smoke free environment. Having never been openly displayed other than for retail store use, as with photos. Before our acquisition its prior history likely was one of having been made by an artist living in the four corners region and upon tribal land, being soon traded through the tribal store in Teec Nos Pas, AZ.
Size: Dia: 10.5" x Depth: 3.0"
Weight: 10.0 oz | ~ Ship (1.5lbs)
- Ship weight for this sale is an approximation till revised at time of purchase. For which a total 'of all items' and their weights being shipped will be known, should this be required.
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