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Western Apache Olla Basket

Currency:USD Category:American Indian Art / Art - Baskets Start Price:900.00 USD Estimated At:1,800.00 - 3,000.00 USD
Western Apache Olla Basket
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Western Apache Olla. This olla has been sealed with pitch, willow and devil’s claw stitching. 9" h x 8" diameter. Great contition. The olla shape was conducive to storing grain, which was its original purpose. Apache ollas are the most valuable of all Apache baskets. Of all Southwestern Indian basketry, that of the Western Apache has long been admired for its craftsmanship and beauty. Again, the Apache were somewhat nomadic and relied on hunting and gathering as a means of subsistence. Basketry was a convenient vessel for gathering nuts, roots and other edible items. Date: c. 1890's Location: Arizona HWAC# 63869